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Get To Know Vibul

By Anne Alvarez Tucked away in a tiny studio on the corner of Ocean Ave and Washington Blvd, is where you’ll find world renowned international visual artist Vibul Wonprasat, a gentle unassuming man whose works have been exhibited in some of the world’s most prestigious museums, including the Louvre and Grand Palais of France. A...

Daniel Kaufman – Art at the Speed of Heat

By Roger Linnett Most art is the result of painstaking effort that can often take weeks or even months to complete. Daniel Kaufman was never the kind of guy who could sit still that long to see the results of his work, which is one of the reasons he took up photography, graduating from Amherst...

Venice Artist Diane Butler

Memorial Tribute: Venice Artist Diane Butler – Mary Getlein Song: There’s a ghost at every corner – Diane Buter Poem: To Diane Butler – Suzanne Verdal Poem: My Humble Ode to Diane – Tina Catalina Corcoran Poem: For Diane – Mary Getlein ————————————————- By Mary Getlein The Venice community lost a valuable member when Diane...

Venice Artist David Phillips

By CJ Gronner I first learned about the art of David Phillips in probably the best way possible. I was walking down the beach last year when I came upon this crazy piece of art (that I now know is called “Birth”) just sitting there in the sand. It had the curious name “Wino-Strut” across...

New Mural on Windward Avenue

“A Touch of Venice” mural by artist Jonas Never is going up on the St. Francis Hotel, which houses Danny’s Venice and the Venice Hostel. The noir mural depicts Windward Avenue from the 1930s to the 50s, and is influenced by the late Terry Schoonhoven’s mural that Never is replacing, and by Orson Welles’ 1958...

Interview with Artist Ray Packard

By Mary Getlein Raymond Dean Packard was a Venice artist from 1975 to 1989. He is a renowned water colorist and oil painter who did hundreds of beautiful paintings of Venice.Beachhead: Beachhead: When did you feel like an artist? Did you always know you would be an artist? Packard: Yes, as far back as I...

Venice Art Crawl

By Anne Alvarez The Venice Art Crawl, which is held every third Thursday of the month, has revamped and brought our community closer through the Venice Art Scene. November 17{6p.m-11} Hotel Erwin, will be hosting “Pandora’s Out Of The Box” an art & music experience, which will be showcasing local artist such as Erin Kelly...

Post Office to Venice: “No Hearing”

By Greta Cobar and Jim Smith A letter has arrived from an official of the U.S. Postal Service in Washington telling us that the Venice Post Office will be vacating its historic building, and that’s final! A community meeting will be held at 7pm, Oct. 9 at SPARC, 685 Venice Blvd. to decide our next...

In Memory of Jane Elliot

By Diane Butler We lost one of our finest women Venetians this summer, although when you see her husband soulmate, Alex, you glimpse the twinkle of her eyes in the magical twinkle of his eyes. The last years of her life were spent having romantic morning breakfasts at the Fig Tree Café, and handholding walks...

William Attaway Featured Artist

By CJ Gronner The Other Venice Film Festival is honoring William Attaway as its Featured Artist during all the screenings at Beyond Baroque (October 13-16th) so I thought it was about time I and We got to know a little bit more about the man behind a lot of the art that we see in...
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