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Entries Tagged as 'Imitating Life'

Imitating Life: Posing questions to artist Lara Meintjes

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Imitating Life

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Born in a hospital in Durban, South Africa, 30-year-old artist Lara Meintjes now lives in Belmont Heights, which seems a far cry from her roots. “My family lived on a small holding outside the city, where I had a pet cow and several, ever multiplying, rabbits,” she says. Asked to identify […]

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Imitating Life: Posing questions to artist Mackenzie Woolvett

July 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Imitating Life

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Entering the world 21 years ago in Queenstown, New Zealand, Mackenzie Woolvett is now an artist coming into her own in Long Beach. Like many young artists, she’s a busy person– working as a lifeguard, swim coach, water-polo coach and student assistant at her school’s equine unit when she’s not making […]

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Posing questions to local artist Bruce Barlow

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Imitating Life

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Artist Bruce Barlow has a lot of interests– taxidermy, astronomy, entomology, zoology and music among them– and they all overlap and play roles in his work. The Oakland native has been a consistently working special-effects make-up artist for decades (his IMDB page dates back to 1986), but his non-cinematic art began […]

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Group exhibit investigates transformative power of enduring life’s challenges

June 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Imitating Life

The nonprofit Greenly Art Space, 2698 Junipero Ave., Suite 113, will present a collection of art that explores the theme of transformation through trials with its exhibit Beauty from Ashes. The show will open Friday, June 20 with a reception from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Gallery director Kimberly Hocking and Biola University intern Crystal Solares have […]

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Imitating Life: St. Anthony senior indulging in newfound love of art

June 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Imitating Life

St. Anthony High School senior Megan Anderson took her first art course just this year, but she said she already loves it “more than traditional homework.” When it comes to her artwork, she is a self-described perfectionist, especially when working with outlines and paintings. For the last four years, she has been a member of […]

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