LBOST 1st weekend

Here are some photos and videos from the first weekend of the LB Open Studio Tour, which covered the Zaferia/ Rose Park/ Eastside areas. Although we couldn’t make it to everyone’s studios, we thought it was a great start to the Tour! List of participating studios/galleries: Mike BiagiottiMarka BurnsMic BurnsCodyContinue Reading

NOMAD

I’m so glad I got to check out NOMAD, as it was only around for one weekend. Presented by the Torrance Art Museum, it is described as “a pop-up event for artists, by artists, to reforge our connections to each other in real life and to make new friends. ItContinue Reading

Coming Together

This current exhibit, presented by the Long Beach Creative Group and juried by Asia Morris and Brian Trimble, brings together 72 local Long Beach artists and 85 diverse works. The attendance at the gallery has been strong; they just had their third reception on July 25th (spaced over three SundaysContinue Reading

inkotber 2020 - prompts

Inktober is always a fun annual challenge for artists; one commits to doing a drawing every day, which can be harder than it seems. Since this has always been an online thing, it was one of the few things this year that felt pretty normal. I’d done this before, butContinue Reading

Process: Artist Lecture Series are a series of talks held by local Long Beach artists who discuss their process or art in a non-academic setting. The lectures are always informative, and include a wide variety of speakers. Held at the Artist Co-Op on Gladys (1330 Gladys Ave, Long Beach, CAContinue 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