Long Beach native Ross Sonnenberg will show large-scale original photograms, pictures produced with light-sensitive photographic paper without using an actual camera, at MADE by Millworks starting this Tuesday, August 15.
A small group of Long Beach artists have opened a new studio in a First District industrial area along Daisy Avenue and are eager to announce their arrival with a pop-up art show, entitled FREE PARKING this Saturday. It’s not an event any self-proclaimed Long Beach arts aficionado would want to miss.
The tiny storefront of 6021 Atlantic Avenue is nestled next to barber shops, beauty salons and a liquor store, inconspicuous as cars whiz by on the noisy North Long Beach artery during rush hour. A traditional Cambodian ceremony is taking place just inside to bless the space, which will be used for the summer by a new occupant, Long Beach artist Jason Keam.
Contemporary art and football, you say? Two concepts that are rarely seen together can be viewed at PIGSKIN tonight, a group show exhibiting a fine and rare marriage between the sport’s culture and 32 of its contemporary artistic interpreters.
Perhaps you’ve caught a glimpse of Jay Blaine’s cryptic street art while walking in a part of Long Beach that’s off your beaten path. “You have to be on an urban exploration adventure to find some of my pieces,” said Blaine, who also creates chalk, brush and spray-paint art on other, more highly visible surfaces all over town.
Local artist Jennifer Celio will represent Southern California and Long Beach in the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Organic Matters – Women to Watch 2015 exhibition opening June 5. Celio will fly to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to take part in the show’s opening reception.
Have you ever had the desire to stroll through aisles upon aisles of crafters and artists’ tents using their own two hands to create, fulfill and live their lives in that good ol’ hand-made way? Look no further: the Long Beach Patchwork show will be located on the water’s edge at the Marine Stadium boat slip, right off of Appian Way.