A few months back, Amy Stock of Kennedy Grace Gallery reached out to us and asked if we would be interested in taking over the curation of District Wine’s (@districtwine) art display. Of course, we said yes, and then we discussed who to feature for our first event. Working closelyContinue Reading


Art Clout is proud to announce an exhibition of work by local artists in collaboration with Long Beach Creative Group. Art Clout sees this as a strategic and mutually beneficial partnership which will serve to connect Art Clout artists with the gallery’s existing attendees, and introduce Art Clout artists andContinue Reading

Art Clout Social Hour

Come drink and make merry with your fellow Long Beach artists at the reopened Elinor Drinkery and get in on a special early announcement for those in attendance!Continue Reading


The exhibit highlights the work of 40+ local artists and invites the community to different interpretation of their experiences with the ocean, whether imaginatively, nautically, scientifically (environmental, biological, ecological), or for entertainment. “The sea has shaped almost every aspect of life on the planet and is an important part ofContinue Reading

Social Hour 11/3/21

Join the Art Clout crew at Ambitious Ales on Nov. 3rd for a long overdue Art Clout Social Hour.It’s been a minute since we have all been able to get together, talk shop, commiserate over horror stories, and engage with fellow LB artists and friends. So come join us forContinue Reading

LBOST 2nd Weekend

Pics of some of the studios from the second weekend of the Long Beach Open Studio Tour, encompassing the Signal Hill/Bixby Knolls/California Heights/Uptown areas. Lots of exciting art to be seen. List of participating artists/studios: Scott BurchardSusan HartmanCarol KronBonnie McCarthy Billy MitchellBob RosenfieldJaime Sabatte Jamie SandbergRobin SmithPhilip Smith Forijen ArtMixedContinue Reading

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

Sorry to say, but the gallery space we had lined up for the Re-Union show has pulled out. But don’t fret as we are in the process of securing another gallery space. So while we sort out the details (dates, etc.) we are postponing the show, meaning yes, you canContinue Reading

Long Beach Open Studio Tour

Long Beach local artists will be opening up their studios to visitors during the first four weekends of October for the Long Beach Open Studio Tour (LBOST). The LBOST is a free, self-guided, at-your-own-pace event. There is no ticket to buy. All you need is the Digital Tour Maps thatContinue Reading


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

LBCG 2nd Annual Exhibit

The Long Beach Creative Group/Rod Briggs Memorial Gallery is dedicated to providing local artists with an opportunity to display their work in one of few galleries in this city. Once a year we exhibit the artwork of our members. Our Second Annual LBCG Exhibit is opening on May 23, and running weekendsContinue Reading

LBCG Call for Small Works

The Long Beach Creative Group presents an open call for small works. The theme is open ended; we are interested in the current trends in Long Beach. Eligibility: artists who reside in Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood, and San Pedro. Artists who grew up in these communities but no longerContinue Reading

The LBCG/Rod Briggs Gallery is proud to present, Under Construction: “The Port in Paintings and Photographs. The exhibition will run from April 3rd -May 1. Sat-Sun. 1-4 . Contact Person:  Marka Burns, Long Beach Creative Group. Phone and text: (562) 400-5166. longbeachcreativegroup@gmail.com Artists: Helen Werner Cox, Kathryn Babcock, Sarah Arnold,Continue Reading