KASHINK on Orlando, Long Beach and Using Street Art for LGBT Rights

Described as “one of the few very active female artists in the French/graffiti art scene,” by POW! WOW! Long Beach, Maeva Martinez, or KASHINK, as she’s better known, is painting a very important mural at The Center on 4th Street. It’s not quite finished, but the piece of street art is arguably one of the most Long Beach-relevant works going up during the week-long street art festival.

Brendan Monroe on Motion and Working Quickly

In celebration of all things POW! WOW! Long Beach, from the outdoor muralists—who began transforming blank walls throughout the city earlier this week—to the artists currently installing their work inside the Long Beach Museum of Art’s (LBMA) upcoming exhibit Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape, the Post reached out to several of these world-class creatives who have been working to change and inspire the landscape of Long Beach’s art scene as a whole, indoors and out.

James Jean on the Artistic Process and the Unforgiving Sun

In celebration of all things POW! WOW! Long Beach, from the outdoor muralists—who began transforming blank walls throughout the city this week—to the artists currently installing their work inside the Long Beach Museum of Art’s (LBMA) upcoming exhibit Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape, the Post reached out to several of these world-class creatives who are gearing up to change and inspire the landscape of Long Beach’s art scene as a whole, indoors and out.

Audrey Kawasaki on Perfectionism and Painting Her Third Mural Ever

In celebration of all things POW! WOW! Long Beach, from the outdoor muralists to the artists currently installing their work inside the Long Beach Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibit Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape, the Post reached out to several of these world-class creatives who are gearing up to change and inspire the landscape of Long Beach’s art scene as a whole, indoors and out.

Alex Yanes on Life, Work and Long Beach

In celebration of all things POW! WOW! Long Beach, from the outdoor muralists (who begin painting murals throughout the city this week) to the artists currently installing their work inside the Long Beach Museum of Art’s (LBMA) upcoming exhibit Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape, the Post reached out to several of these world-class creatives that are gearing up to change and inspire the landscape of Long Beach’s art scene as a whole, indoors and out.