Corie Mattie: Hope Dealer
Corie Mattie moved to Los Angeles to use art as a form of self-exploration. Her murals now jump off LA’s walls to share messages of hope and positivity even in the times of the most hopelessness and desperation.
The 15 Most Memorable LA Street Artworks of 2022
Narrowing down a list of favorites in the dynamic world of Los Angeles street art is no easy feat, but these 2022 works stood out for their beauty, exceptional skill, topical resonance, or clever placement.
UP5 Preview – Lowriders
A collection of photos by UP photographer Wendy Random of the iconic low-rider car, made famous by Los Angeles’s urban Chicano culture but now well-known around the world from New York, London, Paris and beyond.
The Style Guyde Presents: “L.A’s Originales” – Women Defining Contemporary Street Art
A guest essay exploring the artists and theme’s behind LA’s Originales. The show’s Grand Opening is Saturday, October 15th 5-10PM at the HVSN store (7303 Melrose Blvd) and runs through October 30th in Los Angeles.
Glaieul Samadani Finds Her Rhythm
UP speaks to abstract expressionist color field painter Glaieul Samadani, based out of Los Angeles, about her the process for her evocative and dreamlike color field paintings.
Celebrating the Creativity and Uniqueness of EWE: Q&A with Little Ricky Sencion
Los Angeles based queer artist LittleRicky001 aka SHEEP, known for his street art featuring his alter-ego of a fashionable hot pink sheep discusses life, art, coming out, and staying upbeat with Alexandria Deters. “Vulnerability is our freedom. When we have nothing to protect or defend ourselves from, we’re free to be,” he expressed.
Press Release: STAN LEE’S ESTATE PRESENTS L.A. COMIC CON
“My father loved his fans and would want everyone to stay safe at Comic Con. We hope everyone wears this mask and stays healthy so we can all be back next year, too. It’s all about love and kindness.”