Artist Profile: Sierra Pecheur

Artist Profile: Sierra Pecheur By Jenny Begun Los Angeles artist, Sierra Pecheur, who turned 80 a few days ago, is uncommonly strong and dynamic. She brings a lifetime of wisdom to her ceramic sculptures and gives us the gift of seeing the world through her experience. Growing up, she didn’t think of becoming an artist,…

Artist Profile: Cia Foreman

Artist Profile: Cia Foreman, Works that Explore Ambiguity and Perception By Genie Davis Artist Cia Foreman explains that her approach to making art is both experimental and conceptual. “When I think about my work over the past 40 years, it’s mostly about ideas.” The abstract photographic images in Foreman’s recent exhibitions are mysterious and haunting,…

Art Influencer: Astri Swendsrud

Art Influencer: Astri Swendsrud Embraces Non-Traditional Routes of Art Presentation By Sydney Walters Los Angeles is notorious for a vivacious arts and entertainment scene. Yet it can be daunting for artists as they muse upon the many places that may be a good launch pad for his or her work. Many artists regard Blue Chip…

Artist Profile: L. Aviva Diamond

Artist Profile: L. Aviva Diamond By Genie Davis “My work is how I process the world. It’s how I see, how I feel, how I heal myself,” L. Aviva Diamond, says. The artist creates astonishing photographic art work that is painterly in style, cosmic in nature. She also draws, both black and white and color…

Artist Profile: Britney Penouilh

Artist Profile: Britney Penouilh, A Journey from New Orleans to LA By Genie Davis Artist Britney Penouilh was born in New Orleans and has done artists residencies in New York, Alaska, and North Carolina. Having moved to Los Angeles, she spends a great deal of time exploring the desert and its rich minerals and stones,…

Claudia Parducci: The Architectonics of Life and Loss…

Claudia Parducci: The Architectonics of Life and Loss… By Gary Brewer   Claudia Parducci is an artist who uses the image and idea of architecture to convey both the collapse and chaos of war as well as to communicate endurance and survival, of how we create spaces to house our human needs, hope, love and…