Come one, come all to my upcoming art opening September 17th, 5:30-9 PM, at The Agency featuring new work from my ongoing Venice Beach series. Join us to celebrate the vibrancy of Venice with good company and light refreshments. Address: 310 W. Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Venice is making way for a new coffee shop with a lot of history. Although Menotti’s has just opened at 56 Windward, its Venice roots are strong-as is the head Barista’s, Christopher “nicely” Abel Alameda. Alameda was a force working in Intelligentsia followed by Handsome Roasters, and has won the title Coffee Fest World Latte Art Champion three times. His passion and love of coffee is apparent through not just his intense decisive pours, but also through his 4 tattoos […]
Double Rainbow in Kauai before Flossie hits. My son’s first time in Hawaii. Flying over Arizona Sedona New York City The end of summer always seems to come later in LA. Although it’s already October, I still can’t let go of the summer season, despite the looming chill that slowly creeps in. Here are some of my favorite images this past summer: from Hawaii to Sedona to quintessential Venice moments. This past summer has been even more special having my […]
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Off the presses, fresh from Japan Art of Studio is open Saturdays 11-6, so stop by and check out our current exhibit on view, In Between & Outside, fine art books on view, including special work by Japanese photographer Shingo Wakagi, Venice: A Village by the Sea, and #handadventures prints and books! Find us at 1346 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 Phone us 310 392 9957 ext 4
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“The VW Bus Rolls Into the Sunset” Volkwagen vans hold a special place in my heart; it was our family vehicle for many years, and when I made my big move to Venice, California they appeared everywhere. Whether a Westfalia, Kombi, or a Samba, these adventure wagons have a characteristic unique beauty that I am constantly inspired to capture. So when news came that in December of this year, the company will shut down it’s last factory, I felt […]
Come to Art of Studio Thursday, September 5th 6-9 PM for a special Hippo Works show presenting bamboo prints and other unique gifts! Hippo Works was founded by cartoonist Denis Thomopoulos, inspired both to entertain and help educate children about the urgent environmental issues of our day. His weekly cartoon “It’s A Jungle Out There!®” has been syndicated to sites such as National Geographic Kids, AOL Kids, and Care2.com. RSVP via Facebook.
Thank you to Leigh Andersen from Industry for the lovely feature on our Art of Studio space for the first installment of their Studio Visit series. Read about it here. We are delighted to share our mix of analog and digital media and experiences with the world.
To end the summer with a bang, we are offering a 1-day Venice Beach Street Photography Workshop for $295 for all of you adventurous photographers– amateur, professional, and anything in between. Register on Kwakushop to reserve your place today. The Venice Beach Street Photography Workshop is a fun and intensive 1-day workshop held in Venice Beach, California. I will personally guide you through the streets of Venice, where I have called home for over 10 years, and share my street […]
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This upcoming Sunday, July 7th, from 2-5, at Art of Studio- 1346 Abbot Kinney- Michele Castagnetti will be at hand to sign his latest photographic book Venice Bikes, which essays the abandoned, customized, eccentric and iconic bicycles of Venice. Check out the Argonaut Newspaper article to learn more about Michele’s inspiration for the Venice Bikes series. Pick up a copy at the signing or check it out on Kwakushop. About the Book: Los Angeles, and especially the iconic beach community […]