Over the past three Pow! Wow! Long Beach art festivals, 52 murals have been painted throughout the city. What is it about the festival that gives so much energy to its fans and followers?
On a balmy Wednesday evening in the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)’s sculpture garden, artists, creatives and fans alike gathered to hear Miami-based artist Tatiana “Tati” Suarez speak during her first ever live interview.
Juxtaposed against lush, primary colors, Hernandez’ work is unforgettable; trapped behind the veneer of what looks like a faded VCR tracking screen are big, bold faces lost in a near-dreamlike scene.
Now annually housed during the week of Pow! Wow! Long Beach at The Edison Theater in downtown, a select group of talented youth and young adults learn to collaborate with each other and work with acclaimed mentors.