In this video interview, Long Beach artist, Dean Triolo, speaks about the retrospective of his work, presented by the Cultural Alliance of Long Beach at the Bungalow Art Center. The exhibition showcases the evolution of his creative vision, the exploration of materials and techniques, and the development of a unique and powerful artistic voice.
Here today, gone tomorrow. That’s the way it often goes with graffiti. But a recent instance shows that perhaps sometimes we shouldn’t be so quick with our erasure.
A young team of Long Beach networkers is digging into their social circles and reaching out regionally to produce what they hope will become a new annual film, music and arts festival called Wilmore 9.
Driven by the energy of California and the lifestyle of Long Beach, Thilenius began painting figurative narratives. From tattoos to personalities to pets, every painting he creates is a familiar portrayal of the city we all know and love.