Memorial Silent Art Auction for Simon Chung: The night of

The Memorial Silent Art Auction for Simon Chung took place on the second floor of the Animation Guild building. I arrived at the very beginning with a decent but manageable crowd, which served me well, as I was able to view most of the pieces with relative ease before the inevitable madhouse that ensued. Indeed, […] Read more »

Katherine Brannock shines at Laluzapalooza

I am standing next to the back entrance of the gallery, poring over paintings of skulls on wooden plaques by an artist unfamiliar to me under the moniker Jinx. My eyes gaze for a second in the direction of the front door of the vicinity – perhaps I am looking for my friend April Connors, […] Read more »

Peaches

Been a member of Girls Drawin’ Girls for two years now, and this is my first time participating in their weekly theme challenge. Better late than never. This week’s theme is “Peaches” to celebrate National Peach Month. Drawing is inspired by a girl I saw on stage at the Levitt Pavilion in Pasadena with Ceci […] Read more »

All Outta Bubblegum

The crowd of people congregating outside should have been indication of what lay through the open glass door of Hyaena Gallery. That is, a scene of near-pandemonium reminiscent of my experience browsing through the gift shop of Tokyo Disneyland, so filled to capacity that personal space seemed non-existent, what with people bunched up together like […] Read more »

Risqué {dirty little pictures}

The above image is of the writing on a black wall that obscures what lies within the Kilsby Gallery of the Long Beach Museum of Art: a series of 8″X10″ artworks that comprise Risqué {dirty little pictures}, the brainchild of artists Nathan Spoor and Jeff McMillan, and LBMA executive director Ron Nelson. I heard about […] Read more »