Week 15 Artist Conversation – Patricia Martin

Artist: Patricia Martin Exhibition: Art Galleries Holiday Sale Media: Clothing, accessories, zines Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dutzi Gallery Website: patriciamartinartist.com Instagram: @patriciamartiart Email: Patwove@aol.com This week, the CSULB School of Art hosted a Holiday Art Sale. I wandered through all of the galleries, but Patricia Martin’s work in the Dutzi Gallery really caught my eye, 1. because her pieces were beautiful…

Week 12 Artist Conversation – Nicholas Dison

Artist: Nicholas Dison Exhibition: Synergizing Fields Media: Ceramics Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery West Instagram: @dison_ceramics Twitter: @dison_ceramics About the Artist This week, I got the chance to chat a little bit with Nicholas Dison, a senior at Cal State, Long Beach who is currently pursuing his BFA in Ceramics and also wishes…

Week 11 Artist Conversation – Kyle Kruse

Artist: Kyle Kruse Exhibition: Janus Maxim Media: Film, Sculpture, Wood Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Marilyn Werby Gallery Website: KyleKruseArt.com Instagram: @kyle.kruse About the Artist During this week’s Artist Conversation, I got to chat and listen to Kyle Kruse, an artist down at the Werby Gallery who is in his 6th and final year here…

Week 10 Artist Conversation – Tony Nguyen

Artist: Tony Nguyen Exhibition: Neoteny Media: Meta, Installation Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery Website: eltigresite.wordpress.com Instagram: @elll_tigre Facebook: facebook.com/RoboticTony Email: robotictonytiger@aol.com About the Artist Alright, I think I discovered a new favorite artist from the galleries this week, and that is Tony Nguyen. This was one of the most fun, interesting…

Week 9 Artist Conversation – Carmina Correa

Artist: Carmina Correa, Sam Medeiros, Nicholas O’Connell Exhibition: “Untitled” Media: Sculpture, Sugar, Mixed Media Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: N/A Instagram: Sam Medeiros – @onetruesam Email: N/A About the Artist This week, I had the opportunity to chat a little bit with Carmina Correa. Carmina Correa is one of the three…

Week 7 Artist Conversation – Dulce Soledad Ibarra

Artist: Dulce Soledad Ibarra Exhibition: Manos de Oro Media: Sculpture, Installation, Video Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: dulcesoledadibarra.com Tumblr: dulcesoledadibarra.tumblr.com Email: dulce.soledad.ibarra@gmail.com About the Artist I think I discovered one of my favorite artists so far at the SOA Galleries this week! I had the pleasure of chatting with CSULB senior, Dulce Soledad…

Week 6 Artist Conversation – Sheila Garrett Rodriguez

Artist: Sheila Garrett Rodriguez Exhibition: Were We Even Here Media: Oil on Canvas, Acrylic, Embroidery, Plaster, Metal Screen, Mixed-Media Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: sheilagarrettrodriguez.com Instagram: @sheilagarrettrodriguez Email: sheilasbox@me.com About the Artist This week at the SOA galleries, I visited CSULB student, Sheila Garrett Rodriguez, where she was showcasing her exhibit Were…

Week 5 Artist Conversation – Jane Weibel

Artist: Jane Weibel Exhibition: Psycho Cycle Media: Photography, Ceramics, Sculptures, Paper, Chord Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: janeweibel.com Instagram: @janemargarett Email: janeweibel@gmail.com About the Artist This week at the Gatov Gallery East, I got to meet an immensely talented and passionate artist, Jane Weibel, and on display was her Psycho Cycle…

Week 4 Artist Conversation – May Ta & Carly Lake

Artist: May Ta (pictured) and Carly Lake (not pictured) Exhibition: Closer Media: Mixed Media, Paint, Illustration, Sculpture Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dennis W. Dutzi Gallery Website: May’s: (in progress) Carly’s: carlylake.com Instagram: @maypta and @sea.lake Email: maypta18@gmail.com About the Artist This week at the galleries, I got to meet the incredibly talented May Ta….

Week 3 Artist Conversation – Alvaro A.S.F.

Artist: Alvaro A.S.F Exhibition: A Response to Classical Music Media: Mixed Media, Music, Paint, Installation, Sculpture Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Marilyn Werby Gallery Email: arturo830@gmail.com Website: N/A (in progress) Instagram: N/A About the Artist California State University, Long Beach is home to many talented artists on the rise. I was lucky enough to get to meet one of them this…