Cynthia Luján Confronts the Inevitable in Latest Allery Installation, That Nothing Lasts Forever

Cynthia Luján is a boon to the Long Beach arts community, as a graduate of Cal State Long Beach’s (CSULB) Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting program and the Arts Council for Long Beach’s Special Projects Assistant. It’s only fitting that this visual artist, whose paintings are rife with vibrancy in color and movement, be given the chance to show her work at The Allery. Her installation will debut this Friday at Bixby Knolls’ First Fridays event.

 

Jennifer Celio: Defining A Community

Jennifer Celio, a Long Beach-based fine artist who's work blends the surreal and the real, abstraction and association, and uses various media and techniques to produce images that grab the attention and evoke a sense of wonder, has just started a residency in the Ralston Family Learning Center, located in the basement of the Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA). In this interview with Culture Agent columnist Sander Roscoe Wolff, Celio discusses the evolution of her work.