June 1, 2017

Over fifty students graduated with their MFA degrees at California State University, Long Beach this May 2017. I was able to meet six of them, along with Max Presneill of Torrance Art Musuem, during a culminating critique with the invitation of faculty member Victoria...

April 2, 2016

Upon entering the gallery door, you have traveled through a portal into a new space and time. Dropping into an unknown world, both foreign and familiar, you are an explorer. Navigating through the space, the paintings on the walls are powerfully charged. These windows...

March 3, 2016

The sculpture of Alison Petty Ragguette is an ontological exploration that examines the physiological developments and philosophical processes of life. Created by juxtaposing materials that both counter and embrace one another, the artist merges porcelain clay, silicon...

February 2, 2016

The artwork of Lucas Blok is a dance with color. Surrendering to the rhythm and flow of his paintings invites a participatory experience. His paintings allow us to both find and lose ourselves in the haze of an unrelenting, pulsating color. Blok’s paintings attempt to...

May 12, 2015

The Long Beach Museum of Art presents Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape, one of the first leading exhibitions in North America to open its doors to new urban and contemporary artists, inviting them to transform the museum walls with ephemeral murals...

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