One Artist: Five Oceans featuring the work of Danielle Eubank. Danielle is a painter who is exploring the relationship between abstraction and realism. She is painting all the major bodies of water in the world and has one ocean to go before being the first person to paint all theContinue Reading

It’s been a few weeks now since our first official Art Clout Social Hour, held at Trademark Brewing on Anaheim Blvd., and if I can speak for my partners; it was a big success. When we planned the event, I kept my expectations limited, thinking we might have a fewContinue Reading

The Annual show: Beyond the Planet of the Gargantuas Art Show. This is a way cool! This year artists Tom Laura, Doug Horne and Ken Ruzic are joined by Guest Artist Thomas Fernandez. MADE by Millworks 240 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, California 90802

Daniel Callis: Casting Nets Casting Nets alludes to warp and weft, the two basic components used in weaving to turn thread or yarn into fabric: an organic, flexible, ever expanding matrix with points of contact and connection. Daniel Callis produced the majority of these works during an artist residency inContinue Reading

Mutations – A Grotesque Group Show Always a great show of artists and their works. This time it featured the works of Ego, Hugo D Villa, Alex Kuno, Matthew Dutton, Raul D’Mauries, Jeff Christensen, Jim Pavelec, Alex Reisfar, Jody Fallon, Joachim West, Steven Russell Black, Dos Diablos, Larkin Cypher, KristinaContinue Reading

A wonderful show featuring the members of the Creative Group. Long Beach Creative Group (LBCG) is a collaboration of artists and art enthusiasts who are engaged in creating a space for artistic expression in the form of art exhibits, events and overall unique experiences The Long Beach Creative Group isContinue Reading

It Is Where We Are

“It Is Where We Are” by Andrea Bersaglieri is a collection of small botanical paintings that invites close examination and contemplation, revealing more than just masterful technique.  Meticulously rendered in oil and watercolor, these paintings at first blush bring to mind scientific illustrations, but upon closer look it becomes evidentContinue Reading

In November, First Fridays in Bixby Knolls was dedicated to El Dia de Los Muertos, The Day of the Dead. Stretching along Atlantic, from San Antonio to Bixby Road, there was plenty to see! There were several artists in the Alley at Burlinghall Drive. Michael Bermudez, @michaelbermudezart, had an installationContinue Reading

Long Beach Open Studio Tour logo with a map of Long Beach behind it.

I made the effort to experience all four weekends of the Long Beach Open Studio Tour (LBOST) this year, an endeavor that was richly rewarded. This is the first year that the LBOST happened over four weekends, each weekend focusing on a certain area/neighborhood of Long Beach, and from mostContinue Reading

I’m the first to admit that I’ve been woefully disengaged from our local art scene, and that was one of the reasons why I’d decided to join forces with Dave Clark and Dave Conrey to form Art Clout. I needed to be better informed about what was out there, andContinue Reading

state of the art 2019 banner

On Friday, October 12th, the Arts Council of Long Beach will present their annual State of the Art event, where they discuss how the arts are moving or changing in our city. Full disclosure: I have never attended one of these events, and I am unfortunately unable to attend thisContinue Reading

A group of Long Beach (and former Long Beach) artists are in this show at The Loft Art Studios Gallery in San Pedro, running through October 26th. I’d missed the opening, but was determined to catch it before it came down and I’m so glad that I did. The artistsContinue Reading