Molly Iker-Johnson- Brutally Modern
Southern California is famous for its constantly evolving built environment. Due to this culture of change, there is a widespread belief that there are no historic buildings in the area. When presented with evidence to the contrary, many argue that historic buildings are ugly, and should be demolished. Explaining […]
Inga Svet- Magic Water in Los Angeles
Incredible and unrepeatable by its beauty, fountains owe their existence to the workmanship of artists, sculptors, architects and engineers. This book introduces the most interesting and sophisticated fountains that embellish the city of Los Angeles. We admire bends and protrusions of these waterworks, we take our time examining […]
Beatriz Valim- Fight Like a Girl
This project is centered around female empowerment. I photographed female models from a variety of different ethnic and racial backgrounds. Not only are these models diverse, but they challenge society’s idea of beauty. I wanted my models to feel beautiful, comfortable, and confident in their own skin.
Arvin Marjouei- A Beautiful World
A rangefinder, couple rolls of film and getting lost in the streets. Paying homage to my favorite photographers, this book is inspired by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Paul Strand, Brassai, William Eggleston and Stephen Shore. We pass by crazy, exciting and stupidly beautiful compositions every day and ignore them. A […]
Aren Markousian- The Glowing Tent
Taking a step into the forest is a breathtaking and relaxing experience. As you get deeper into the woods less worries come to mind, and nature heals all your problems. Then shortly after sunset begins and the night sky follows, it gets quieter and darker every minute and in the […]
Anai Gonzalez Cosenza- Play Time
We all have a kid inside ourselves, in our souls. We all used to play with Legos when we were little, but why did we stop? During the last three months photographing Lego figures, some of my childhood memories came back to me and I loved it. With all the […]
Luther Gerlach at Vita Art Center
I went to the opening of the Luther Gerlach exhibit at Vita Art Center in Ventura last Friday night. It was one of the “First Fridays” art events that happen each month in Ventura. The work was breathtaking. You really have to see this work in person. If you aren’t […]
Man Made-Exhibit at Brand Library Art Center- GO!
I just went to the exhibit, Man Made, at the Brand Library Art Center and was blown away. What an amazing show. It’s up until this Saturday, May 6th. I highly recommend going. Here is the description from the Brand Library’s website: Man Made On view: March 18, 2017 […]
California Landscapes: High Mountains to Low Deserts
Three of Amy Oliver’s photographs are included in the California Landscapes exhibit at the Ventura County Government Center in Ventura, CA. The opening will be on Friday, 4/28, from 5:30-7pm in the Atrium Gallery.