Photograph by Leroy Hamilton http://photographybyhamilton.com TribeLA Magazine Acrostic Interview with Dr. Synthia SAINT JAMES “The Creative World of Synthia SAINT JAMES” — I’ve used this description for many years because of the variety of my creative work and endeavors, such as in the visual arts I am a painter, architectural designer (ceramic tile designs for the Ontario International Baggage Claim, Ontario, CA, and Cowan Elementary School, Westchester, CA, stained glass window designs for the West Tampa Library, Tampa, FL, elevator door designs for a government building in the East End Complex adjacent to the State Capitol Building in Sacramento, CA, and mural designs for two affordable READ MORE
…Wray couldn’t impress upon me enough the immense gratitude that he has for all of the contributing artists. There is diversity not just in the artistic expression of the color pink, but also within the artists themselves… READ MORE
Seonna felt like an outsider in school until she discovered she could open up communication with her art. From photo realist and comic book influences, her art evolved back into the more collage-oriented creations of her childhood. READ MORE
“There’s a certain kind of classism in the art world.” Wray explains. “A lot of very contemporary art might not be so open to art that is narrative or illustrative. In the “Pink Manifesto” defining the philosophy of this show, the question about the controversy of different concepts of art is addressed clearly.
Painting for Jennifer Pochinkski is a mysterious process. A figurative painter, she loves the paint itself. The application of the loaded brush has a sensuousness that has developed into her personal language, yet she still feels like a bystander to this internal world that seems to drive itself thru her unconscious mind. READ MORE
Pink art by William Wray The Pink Show at Castelli Art Space, November 30 – December 3, 2017 5428 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles For show information contact email@example.com The Artists ARON WIESENFELD Aron Wiesenfeld is an allegorical figurative painter. His work often takes the form of a visual allegory in which a young woman is confronted with the need to step off of some kind of precipice that will lead to the next unknown path of life’s journey. ASHLEY WOOD Ash does every kind of art there is from fine art painting to comics and toy design. His painting has his own style comic book structure READ MORE
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Synthia SAINT JAMES’ USPS stamp designs include the first Kwanzaa Commemorative Stamp in 1997 (a total of 318 million stamps was printed using her first design), and the new 2016 Forever Kwanzaa Stamp celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Kwanzaa holiday. READ MORE
Synthia SAINT JAMES is an int’l award winning artist and designer of the first U.S. Postal Stamp for the Kwanzaa holiday. She has to date written and, or illustrated 13 children’s picture books, 3 poetry and prose books, 4 children’s activity books, a cookbook, and a postcard book, and we’re just getting started. READ MORE
Bonno also has a knack for portraits. “I love faces!” he tells me, his face with a beaming grin. When I asked Bonno how he approaches his work, the answer surprised me. “I paint upside down.” READ MORE
Here’s a review of Chris Bonno from our last visit…
1. He paints upside down (painting the bottom first and switching back and forth for shapes, colors and depth).
2. He is a painter, comedian, and actor with numerous appearances on tv shows, films, and tv commercials.
3. Though he was the class clown in grade school, he received a fine arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin with honors. READ MORE
“I call myself a multi-disciplinarian because I love everything that is creative. I studied film at UCLA. I started as a singer/songwriter. And then got into performance art.” READ MORE
The California Huntington Beach Pier is one of the longest public piers on the West Coast Every day brings something new to learn, somewhere else to explore. Find a hobby and you’ll always have something to do. Tools: What do you prefer to work with, physically and otherwise? With the advent of digital technology, photography is rapidly changing—seemingly something new and wonderful to explore every six months. With the ease and quality provided by cell phone cameras, probably more photos are taken world-wide on a daily basis than in the history of photography prior to the digital discovery. Visit Greg’s website at http://gregtuckerphotography.com Check out these articles READ MORE
Located in Culver City, when I walked into their shop I was immediately transported into the world of romance. The bright, airy, frilly, ballerina pink store is furnished with Victorian-like settees and romance books. READ MORE
My favorite written work is a play entitled “Earth.” It is a magical realistic piece that tells of a mythic time in the history of an original New Mexican family. I love its language, its imagery, its storytelling. My favorite visual work is an oil pastel called Benevolence. READ MORE
In its third year, this all-day event, takes place on Saturday, November 4, at the South Park Center Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles. Panafest began to create awareness of the filmmaking talents in the burgeoning Panamanian film industry. READ MORE
“You’ve become as bat-shit crazy as she is. ‘Ricky spend th’ night’…’Ricky stay fer dinner,’” he continued, mimicking me. “When the bloody hell were ya gonna tell me I’d be eatin’ my dead sister’s brains for dinner?” READ MORE