Catherine Kaleel Paints the Details of Golden Memories

When Catherine Kaleel’s mother sold her home, eight boxes of childhood belongings from Kaleel and her sibling arrived at her doorstep.

Photographer Nick Rothweiler

The elegiac photos seen here, from a series called “The Mourning Reflection,” are all Rembrandt chiaroscuro, by way of Jean Cocteau. A grim fairy...

Sabrina Harper in ‘Pippin’: Dancer, Actress, Singer Makes It Home

Sabrina Harper has performed at Segerstrom Hall before, and she remembers it fondly: The stage was “huge” and the auditorium was “enormous.”Harper, who grew...

Photographer Jacques Garnier Finds Beauty Where People Don’t See It

Photographer Jaques Garnier finds beauty in the ordinary and his meticulous photographs brim with a philosophical subtext. See his work this month at the Great Park.

Q&A With Laguna Beach-based Artist Ali Rybczyk On Her Growing Youth Art Program

Ali Rybcyzk, whose vibrant and colorful work ranges from free-hand illustrations to larger scale paintings, talks about her growing youth art program in Laguna Beach. 

Huntington Beach Artist Who Gave Up Teaching and 401K to Pursue Career in Fine...

After a decade of teaching children with special needs, the Huntington Beach artist cashed in her 401(k), told her horrified children that she was going back...

Orange Resident Battles It Out on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Roderick Chambers of Orange continues to impress both himself and his coach Nick Jonas on “The Voice.”

Artist S. Jacqueline Nicolini Paints With Exquisite Detail

Old enough to take care of pet birds but unable to fully protect them from pet cats, a very young Nicolini lost several birds in a row to her feline companion.

Artist Stephen Anderson Uses Collage to Question and Challenge

“An advantage of collage is that I can start a project off of an idea quickly, often being inspired by an advertising slogan, then find support images.”

Artist Kerri Sabine-Wolf Pairs Beauty & Beastliness to Make her Point

Sabine-Wolf likes transformations. The Tustin home of this self-confessed “butterfly wrangler” is in the path of a migratory trek. Once sitting in her yard for...