CACtTUS, an Avant-garde Haven for Long Beach Artists

CACtTUS, An Avant-garde Haven for Long Beach Artists By Sydney Walters   Although Long Beach, California is teeming with artists, there are relatively few venues to showcase artwork. With only two art museums and a handful of niche art galleries, coffee shops, cafes and bars are more often than not the creative platform for local…

A Painter and a Performance Artist walk into a Bar…

A Painter and a Performance Artist walk into a Bar… A Collaboration between Virginia Broersma and Natalie Mik Grab Bag Studio, Long Beach, CA By Amy Kaeser Through June 25th   Starting something new is always exciting and nerve-racking at the same time, especially when you make that experiment public. The exhibition, “A Painter and…

Big Names at BLAM

Can’t get out of L.A. this August? Neither can the artists of BLAM. So they are making the best of it by inviting big name artists to share their ideas of travel that isn’t travel. They are presenting a multimedia exhibition that explores notions of mirage—something that is simultaneously there and not there, figments of…