John Biggs’ kinetic sculptures have been featured in exhibitions nationally. His miniature mechanical creations have also been seen in television and feature films.
Annie Buckley’s recent work is a fusion of opposites – a combination of steel with wax and other organic materials to create a body of work that blends the industrial with the organic.
Sharyll Burroughs-Chung discovered a flair for design by helping friends turn dumpy apartments into great spaces. Her work has been featured in the Los Angeles area.
Diane Carlyle is her own wellspring of creativity and inspiration. Her work encompasses clay, painting and drawing, and poetry – gifts to be shared.
Kory Edwards makes some of his work abstract, some figurative, but he most enjoys incorporating both elements. He is a new resident of Echo Park.
Neil Fenn’s abstract objects include paintings, drawings, murals and wood
constructions. His pieces allow the viewer to immerse himself in a visually complex, emotionally stimulating experience.
Samantha Grisdale is motivated by the harmonious exchange of power between mind, body and object. The intention is to marry that which is recognizable with unseen forms.
Gordon Henderson is a freeloader and a con-artist who has spent the last several years bothering people and taking their money. He draws, paints and talks some. See Spoken Word.
Jovenes Art Park is a nonprofit organization that helps at-risk and homeless Latino youth through art.
Ivica Bojcic was born in Dalmatia, in the southern part of Croatia. He has produced work in drawing, painting and sculpture for more than 10 years.
Martin Cox got his first camera as a teenager. After a road-trip across the Southwest he was inspired to capture the solitude of the desert.
Liz Harmon began to explore visual communication with paint while she was hospitalized. She is a self-taught artist featured locally.
Tracy Lompa, coming from Envir-onmental Design into Fashion Design, is currently engaged in “fantasy fashion and people,” a process-art installation of slides, nature and sound.
James Mason’s diptych form has been returning compulsively as a symptom of a deep ambivalence. The latest works combine photography, video and still life.
Echo Park resident-nudist David Leonard enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute after running naked down Alvarado and being arrested. SEE Spoken word.
Marc Linn is a Los Angeles-based artist whose works explore various themes of contemporary mythology. The interplay of materials illustrates his connection to the spiritual process.
Nancy Lissaman, a teacher, has crossed the boundaries of painting and sculpture to incorporate collage and mixed media. She is featured regularly in the Los Angeles area.
David Meanix is the eighth of nine children and a recovering Catholic. He is also an upstanding homosexual and loves living in Echo Park.
Kevin O’Connor’s use of religious iconography began to appear after a harrowing family vacation in Puerto Rico ?’some offense was taken’ when first exhibited in North Philly.
Onramp is an independent digital arts access lab. The focus is to engage youth and artists in creative projects that utilize the multi-faceted aspects of digital technologies and reflect our diverse and growing community.
Peter Ortel is currently at work on his first 35mm film, a collaborative work. Ortell lives and works in Echo Park with his wife Donnette and an Albino Cattle Dog named Hunter.
Nick Radell creates sculptures and furniture out of wood, neon and steel. Although the neon medium is a visually demanding one, Radell incorporates it with delicacy.
Peter Shire’s colorful sculptural teapots have received worldwide acclaim and he has continued to explore circus-like playfulness in furniture and sculpture.
Michael Spalt began to make guitars after exploring painting, photography, and work in the film industry. The work straddles the divide between functional and formal objects.
Dauna Whitehead’s dream-like images of local landscapes and architectural landmarks are included in many prominent collections and have illustrated several publications.
Dori Atlantis’ work delights in contrasting textures, the patina of age and the tactile qualities of the materials. She teaches art to visually impaired and blind adults.
Richard Bruland was born in Lima, Peru, and has lived in Switzerland. His abstract paintings infer a sense of place, always reaching out to a wider audience.
Karen Frimkess Wolff has been following a thread of realism, searching for a language of transformation, balancing sound and silence, passing thought and the permanence of fixed form.
Ronald Layne Young is an architect and California native. His practice specializes in residential, small commercial and tenant improvement projects all over the Los Angeles area.