Long Beach Art Lovers Launch City’s First Gallery Guide

From the Second Saturday Art Walk in the East Village to First Fridays in Bixby Knolls, it’s more than obvious that Long Beach has a robust and thriving art community. But where and when can you experience the city’s diverse art scene outside of the more well-known monthly blowouts? Meet the Long Beach Gallery Guide, a start-up website still in beta mode that is attempting to compile all the current exhibitions, shows and spaces that support local art. 

SHINE: Jeff Foye Explores Identity

Jeff Foye is one of the artists being featured in the Arts Council for Long Beach exhibition, SHINE, opening tomorrow at The Collaborative gallery. In this interview, Jeff speaks about the works being presented, and his long time collaboration with Gordon Winiemko.

Sunday’s Morrison Birthday Celebration Benefits Food Finders

This Sunday, from 1 to 5 PM, the community is gathering to celebrate the birthday of Doors front-man Jim Morrison. The event is also a food drive for Food Finders, so people are encouraged to bring new cans of food. In this interview with Food Finders’ Executive Director Patti Larson, she speaks about the amazing work they do.

Intersect: Paul Hogue and the Nature of Art

The Arts Council for Long Beach 2013 Distinguished Artist of the Year, Paul Hogue, is joining with 2012 winner Trace Fukuhara, and Yoshino Rosalia Jasso, who was the first recipient of the Emerging Artist and Arts Leader award, to present new, existing, and site-specific installation works at The Collaborative.