Moriah Quinn is an underwater and wildlife conservation photographer wanting to work with endangered species, with a special interest in sea turtles. Her love for photography started as the photo editor for her high school’s award-winning yearbook; a position she held two years. Quinn studied Visual Journalism at Brooks Institute where she refined her photography and writing skills and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dec. 2012.
Luka Fisher is a Los Angeles based artist known for designing record covers (Death Hymn Number 9 and Feral Kizzy) and for his frequent collaborations with other artists. He began pursuing art while studying literature in St. Petersburg, Russia. His work has been shown in Detroit, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.
I enjoy pixels.
I am a student who has a passion for painting.
Hello, I’m Tony an artist from the Los Angeles area. My paintings are a reflection of both experience and emotion, which include themes of connection, humanity, and loss. It is important that the viewer connects to the work through their own life experience and emotion, finding something in themselves through the viewing.
I am a 25 year old artist born in Israel and raised in L.A. My work consists of oil paintings, acrylic paintings, sketches on paper and occasional watercolor sketches. My practice dates back to about when I was thirteen and taking art classes in a woman’s apartment studio. Lila would teach us once a week for an hour and then leave us with a sweet treat and friendly goodbye. I chose to paint landscapes and still-lifes with oil in her class, but now my focus is more on abstract painting.
Alli Moses is a Los Angeles based photographer who focuses on atmosphere, shadow and muted tonality in her landscape images. Captured with medium format film and printed on homemade paper, each of her images are unique and original.
Illustrator and graphic designer based in Los Angeles, CA. Exploring the organic nature of line and form by approaching new pieces with the mentality and freedom of a doodle. Creating the odd and unusual from the ordinary while experimenting in several mediums. Pattern, strong line, texture, transparency and muted color are apparent, all tied together by a bizarre element of playfulness as central binding theme. An emphasis on these aesthetics camouflages often times dark or meaningful imagery that leave interpretation personal to each viewer in it’s ambiguity .
Eric R. Rader, originally from a small town in Northern New Mexico, is a full-time artist who has lived all over Southern California but can be found showing his art primarily in the Downtown LA and Hollywood area. His art is a mixture of grime and beauty, creativity and chaos with a confined graffiti-esque kind of feel. His mediums include airbrush, spray paint, markers, acrylic and re-used materials such as VHS tapes and audio cassettes. His range of canvas is walls, shoes, snowboards, helmets and most commonly hand made wood canvas.
J began his journey in photography in the early 90’s while attending highschool in southern California. J enrolled in a photography class as an elective even though he was against it. There he learned the basic skills of film photography documenting friends and family. By 2000 J moved back to California and opened ILO art Gallery in Pomona Ca. in the arts Colony. J would eventually have his first showing at his own art gallery and continued to have showings in the community galleries. J now continues his photographic journey photographing portraits of people who requests his style of art.
I started College as an Art major but life went in other directions. I am delighted to find a creative outlet in digital photography and be able to share my work. I grew up mid-century and love the bold colors and graphic images from iconic artists like Andy Warhol and movies like Yellow Submarine. Many of my photographs contain bright colors and distinct shapes and reflect a mid-century theme.
Louis “Kengi” Carr
Louis “Kengi” Carr is a Southern California native born and raised in Santa Monica. This proud Angeleno is published writer, author and Getty Images Contributor. As an activist for issues such as poverty, homelessness, HIV and AIDS, he’s often called a “photojournalist” or a “social justice” style photographer. However he holds his own on any red carpet, loves event and street photography. Kengi says photography is his way of escaping, capturing the magic of any moment and inspiring humanity.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She’s mixed with Russian and Peruvian. She comes from a line of artists in her family. her mother and grandmother are artists too. She started painting in 2009 and still is to this day.
Carlos Nieto III
Carlos Nieto III is a professional, self-taught artist from Los Angeles California. The scope of his work is truly impressive. He creates masterpieces in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor and oil. His mastery of the play of light and dark causes his works of art to literally jump off the canvas. Carlos has followed in the footsteps of great masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh and Mucha by doing what they did; Observing life, analyzing natural phenomena and creating a visual dialogue to express those things.
Phillip Barnett is the Senior Editor for SportsCity.com and contributes to ESPN’s Truehoop Network as a Lakers blogger. In his spare time, Phillip is a photographer who shoots action sports like skateboarding and BMX biking at skate parks around California. Instead of just printing photos, Phillip transfers his work onto wood by hand to give them a unique feel.
Brittani Rein grew up in the Midwest but relocated to the Los Angeles
area to pursue her film career after college. Though her passion is
film she has always has a strong love for the arts. She has a strong
background in portraiture, and often her current work is inspired by
found objects and the versatility of her favorite canvas, cardboard.
Kristine is a freelance television producer who gets to paint in between productions. She loves vibrant colors and all things joyous. Kristine is self-taught and is so excited to be a part of this event.
Danny Manhattan continues to be inspired by everything from art history and street culture, to the concrete jungle in which he lives, projecting an image of twenty-first century pop culture through his work that is both loving and critical.
Num Num Art
Num Num Artz was created by a Southern California artist who studied at University of Ca-Santa Cruz. She began experimenting in mixed media in her early college years and has since been doing a wide variety of group shows in the Los Angeles area. Her hopes are to one day teach many various forms of artistic expression including Art Therapy groups and to be a voice for independent women. The found materials she uses in most of her work represent what’s lost but again found and renewed but also reused, and the space around and outside the painting is what is deemed threatening, as the subject remains confined in its happy delusion. Her main goal is to depict the conflicts that occur within the self, particularly with women and issues pertaining to vanity and status.