Art of the Matter

“Thanks for Everything, Part 2,” acrylic on canvas
Cory Bilicko Managing Editor How does one parlay a rebellious, misunderstood adolescence into a successful career in early adulthood,...

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Artist Amy Tanaka created the above clay work with her friend Carol Rasaphangthong as part of a project entitled “Cool Town Claymation: Ignite Change!”
Stephanie Raygoza Staff Writer Amy Tanaka’s art extends to various forms and means throughout Long Beach. From her promotional...

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Seal Beach Stroll Through the Shallows
​​ Marcus Bockman is a recent Cal State University Long Beach (CSULB) graduate of the journalism program, specializing in...

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Although artist Pat Harper’s education and career were focused on economics and mathematics, there has always been what she...

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"City Life” by Marilyn Geyer, acrylic on canvas
Marilyn Geyer is a native of Southern California with roots in Norway, where she studied painting in her early...

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Fishing for Compliments. Pencil and watercolor pencil, 1995, by Chip Landry
Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1964, Chip Landry began drawing at an early age, inspired by his mother,...

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Quilt for topper
The quilt featured on the front-page topper this week was made by Pam Helgesen, who is a native and...