• Ann Weber

    Ann Weber studied with Viola Frey at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. It was Viola’s totemic clay figures that inspired the scale of her work. She…


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  • Andrea Lien

    Modern day hunter & gatherer… Sticks, stones & bones… are the attraction… But, …Leather-craft is the foundation of the work I create at Angel’s Gate studios. This tactile leather medium often…


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  • Angela Romero

    Angela is a local writer and historian who has spent the last seven years studying her hometown of San Pedro, CA. She has shared her discoveries via blog (


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  • Annette Ciketic

    Annette Ciketic is a native San Pedran. Trained as an artist and teacher under the guidance of internationally famed Corita Kent (Sister Mary Corita), her style includes exploring the…


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  • Ann Cleaves

    Ann Cleaves’s cartoons have appeared in Southern California newspapers since 1986. They have been published in the Random Length News, La Prensa San Diego, Pasadena Star-News, Palisades News (Pacific…


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  • Anna Erneholm

    Anna Erneholm’s sculptures are intuitive, expressive and tactile. They are created in a process without words. It is all about seeing, feeling and touching. The sculptures are made in…


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  • Beth Elliott

    I am a sculptor and installation artist. I make art, I eat art. I breathe art. I try to inspire others to make art……BeArt… My art practice explores common,…


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  • Cheryl Groff

    Cheryl Groff is a local documentary and portrait photographer here in San Pedro. When’s she not photographing the local underground music scene, she’s taking photos of the youngest of…


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  • Da Aie Park

    My work is based in minimalism; I am interested in the reaction of pigments on a surface. With my visceral choice of colors, I apply water-based pigments to various…


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  • Deborah Wright

    Fundamentally, I am a sculptor. Relentlessly curious, I have cultivated a rich, multifaceted career in the creative field for over 30 years. It has been a privilege to act…


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  • Dennis Keeley

    DENNIS KEELEY PHOTOGRAPHY: 25 YEARS OF MUSIC “In his book,”Photography, A Very Short Introduction,” the author, Steve Edwards complains that photography runs in all directions, permeating diverse aspects of society. He also…


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  • Delora Bertsch

    Delora Bertsch was born deaf. Her family moved to Milan, Italy, and then moved all over the United States. Delora has had solo exhibits at galleries and museums with…


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  • Elizabeth Casuga

    Elizabeth Casuga is a contemporary visual artist who has used painting and video as modes of expression to explore her affinity for Science and Art. She uses her background in…


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  • Elyse Pignolet

    Born in Oakland, CA, Elyse Pignolet is an American with Filipino heritage, who lives and works in Los Angeles. She attended CSU San Francisco, and in 2001 she lived…


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  • Frank Minuto

    Frank has had one-person shows at galleries in the United States and in a private collection with the Petropavlovsk, Kamchatka Museum in Russia and the Museum of Art in…


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  • Gil Mares

    Gil Mares My current work features cargo freighters in the Los Angeles Harbor. Using a ‘distilling process’ I concentrate on what is in plain view and attempt to pull out…


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  • Hyung Mo Lee

    Much of my work is about the act of making, with improvisations and the surprises that arise during the making of the work. I like to view it as…


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  • Jeffrey Scott Brown

    Jeffrey Scott Brown b. 1955, Inglewood, CA BFA CSU Dominguez Hills: Studio Art Painting teacher and advisor: Gilah Yelin Hirsch English Minor. Additional studies in Mass Communication Law, Advertising Copywriting and Photography Contact: Jeffrey…


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  • Jesse Small

    “Decoration” is a deceptively benign word. Ideas spread like germs, broader and faster than the worst germs. And they cannot be healed, because there is nothing physical to remove….


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  • Jon Nakamura

    Born in Los Angeles CA, Jon Nakamura was raised in an immigrant Japanese American family of six. His mother who ran a Buddhist ministry in Los Angeles, had an…


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  • Joyce Weiss

    Color is my life- I use it at full volume. I work with acrylic or oil paint and often include three-dimensional objects, collage, photographs, and text in my work….


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  • June Edmonds

    June Edmonds is a painter and public artist that has shown her work locally at California African American Museum, Huntington Beach Art Center, Watts Towers Art Center and the…


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  • Leah Shane Dixon

    Leah Shane Dixon is a digital painter and mixed/multi-media artist. Originally from Long Beach, California, Leah is a graduate of Pratt Institue (Brooklyn, NY) and the Los Angeles County…


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  • Lowell Nickel

    In 2005 I started collecting and photographing flotsam from our local beaches. This work began by building clusters of flotsam and making digital photomontages. As this project evolved a…


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  • Lucinda Rudolph

    Lucinda S. Rudolph (LSR) is a painter and mixed media artist that loves the feel of oil paint. Exploration, reflection, and reinvention are thematic elements in her work. Current…


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  • Lynn Doran

    Lynn Doran, a native Californian, began her life of adventure and creativity in the 1950s, traveling with her parents whose curiosity led them…


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  • Nancy Voegeli-Curran

    Nancy Voegeli-Curran’s artistic practice focuses on the duality between chance and intention. Her abstract drawings and paintings explore process and the materiality of paint. Through interweaving, multi-layered structures, she…


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  • Patrick Tierney

    Since 1995, Patrick Tierney, 3rd generation Californian has done hundreds of wall mounted and freestanding collage sculptures that address consumer desire through packaging. As an oeuvre, the work utilizes…


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  • Perry Okimoto

    I had the great opportunity of studying overseas with my wife in Italy. We had a teacher who was leading an archeological dig at an Etruscan site. We were…


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  • Phoebe Barnum

    Phoebe Barnum was trained in the traditional studio arts. It is clear that her works are influenced by the Abstract Expressionists. Images at times are enlarged to the point…


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  • Rene LaRue

    I am a potter. I am in love with the material and the process. My practice and ideas evolve through making. My work is strongly influenced by…


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  • Scott Anger

    Scott Anger is an award-winning, independent journalist and documentary filmmaker whose work has spanned every medium over the past 25 years. Most recently, he was the Director of Video…


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  • Slobodan Dimitrov

    Slobodan Dimitrov is a photographer based in the Long Beach/Los Angeles Harbors. Recently his project, Artists Portraits, was exhibited at Angeles Gate Cultural Center. Currently, his 20 year long project…


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  • Stuart Hamilton

    The following was written by Alex Fraser, and is taken from the press release for Stuart Hamilton’s solo show, “Sticks and Stones” at the Teasmith Gallery, London, England -…


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  • Susan Rawcliffe

    Wanting to build a better flute, I study patterns in those of other cultures, including basic acoustic principles. Though my work is deeply personal, it is steeped in my…


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  • Tianlu Chen

    Resonance of Form and Spirit, Make Space, Let Resonance Happen and Evolve These are the essences of my painting approach. Like sailing, I keep my mind open to the interplay…


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  • Tim Maxeiner

    Photographer Tim Maxeiner, born and raised in Germany, moved to San Pedro a few years ago. In 2013 his photo-book “Home Alone / Auto – Allein zu Haus”…


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  • Vanessa Madrid

    Vanessa Madrid is a sculptor and painter based in Los Angeles. Her current work is an investigation into the vulnerabilities of the body and psyche, and states of transition….


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  • W. S. Milner

    W.S. Milner is interested in the intersection of art and story. Her artwork is based on medieval and ancient imagery found in manuscripts, sculptures, frescos, and archaeological digs. Milner…


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  • Yayoi Ailene Shibata

    Education 1955 – University of California at Los Angeles – Graduate School, Masters Program 1954 – University of California at Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts in Painting 1952 – University of California,…


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  • Yoon Jin Kim

    Yoon Jin Kim (b. 1948 Seoul, Korea) is a Los Angeles based painter. She studied at the University of Hartford in Connecticut (1971-73) before earning her MFA (1979) from…


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  • Yuichiro Roy Kunisaki

    The Love of working with clay, Roy’s is known for working with Porcelain as well as other clays in his studio. His pieces are all high fired to cone…


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  • Syracuse University – Graduate Residency

    Cait Finley (b. 1986) is an American artist who was raised on an Echinacea farm on the high desert plains of western Montana. Finley’s…


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  • Edie Zelon-Estrada

    Former AGCC Studio Artist My name is Edie Zelon-Estrada and I am a native of California, although my parents came all the way from Poland. I currently live…


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  • Eliot Rausch

    Former AGCC Studio Artist Eliot Rausch is a filmmaker from Los Angeles, California. His short documentary Last Minutes With Oden won the Documentary Award and Grand Prize at the…


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  • Kajsa Sjodin

    Former AGCC Studio Artist My artwork express my constant traveling thoughts, they connect my past with the present and brings me all possible futures to explore. Contact: Kajsa Sjodin Website:


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  • Kelly Flynn

    Former AGCC Studio Artist Kelly Flynn is a Long Beach-based writer/director. He was a founding member and later Artistic Director of The Hunger Artists Theatre Company, one of…


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  • Kimiko Miyoshi

    Former AGCC Studio Artist I admire the physicist who spends a great amount of time proving mathematically that one would make exactly the same amount of noise unwrapping…


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  • Logan Fox

    Former AGCC Studio Artist The son of missionary parents, Logan L. Fox was born in Japan and raised in the country town of Omika – in Ibaraki Prefecture. At…


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  • Marley Freeman

    “Painting is a manner of palimpsest, a battering of layers towards clarity- ‘object-ness.’ Brush as arbiter of form. My goals are in process. They devolve into a spirit of…


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  • Paul Carmichael

    Paul Carmichael is an artist whose works are mixed media arts. He graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hills in 1976 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts and…


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  • Rique Guzman

    Rique Guzman, a California native, studied art in New York, at the Art Students League of New York. Has worked with such noted artists as Andres Serrano and Jeff…


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  • Sarah Elise Abramson

    Former AGCC Studio Artist b. 1986, Torrance, CA Lives and Works in San Pedro, CA Sarah Elise Abramson resides at the intersection of poetic and unsettling, creepy and beautiful, subversive…


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  • Valerie Bechtol

    Former AGCC Studio Artist Valerie Bechtol received her degree in fine art at the American Academy of the Arts in Chicago and the Chicago Art Institute. She subsequently…


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  • Yong Sin

    Former AGCC Studio Artist The simple becomes unexpectedly elaborate; the ordinary metamorphose into distinctiveness. The goal is to create work that is inherently distinctive and belies its repetitiveness. I…


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