Blue Ambition:  David Corral

Blue Ambition: David Corral

What better individual to start a series about emerging artists in Los Angeles with than David Corral.  David Corral, of L.A. Calling, is a native Angeleno who grew up in Downtown L.A. David has been a professional musician and fixture in the L.A. music scene for some time, and his knowledge of both the industry ... Read More »

Introduction to Blue Ambition

Introduction to Blue Ambition

Today, I would like to formally introduce a long running project of mine, Blue Ambition. Blue Ambition is a multimedia documentary consisting of portrait photography and filmed interviews.  The goal of this project is to give a voice to emerging artists in Los Angeles.  More than anything it is a love letter to all of ... Read More »

Create:Fixate Part 2:  Art on Sticks!

Create:Fixate Part 2: Art on Sticks!

Back to the quarterly art exhibit known as Create:Fixate, held in Downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District, on 11 May 2013. There is usually performance art to be found at C:F and this event did not disappoint.  The talented and good humored performance artist and sculptor Christina Bullard engaged the audience using house paint, brooms, mops, ... Read More »

“ The camera controlled by wisdom goes beyond obvious, statistical recording - sublimating things seen into things known. ”

- Edward Weston, Carmel, Californa, 1932 -
Create:Fixate Part 1: Fierce Leather, Sweet Tunes

Create:Fixate Part 1: Fierce Leather, Sweet Tunes

One of my favorite assignments in Los Angeles is covering the eclectic and electric art exhibit known as Create:Fixate, held quarterly in downtown L.A.’s Industrial/Arts district. I was present on 11 May for an exhibit entitled “Constellations”.  This was perhaps the most exciting mix of art and people I have seen at C:F to date; ... Read More »