Between pouring drinks for cash and cramming for midterms, Cal State Long Beach studio art student April Osorno finds the time to create art that, at least for her, acts as a form of therapy. In fact, the young artist wants to eventually attend graduate school with a focus in art therapy so that “people can discover and experience this outlet like I did.”
I’ve been busier than a cat trying to dodge the proverbial roomful of rocking chairs and it’s late in the month, but I didn’t want to leave October without putting in my effort for Pit Bull Awareness Month (by the time this article gets posted, Oct. 25, which is National Pit Bull Awareness Day, will have passed).
In an effort to continue creating community among artists, Greenly Art Space will host "The Gathering at Greenly,” a monthly meeting to help facilitate connections among local artists and representatives of arts venues. At this informal discussion on Sunday, attendees will share stories, get to know one another and explore ways to collaborate with each other.