CALL FOR ARTISTS: Bloom, Curated by Kristine Schomaker

Whether walking in a garden, planting your own, receiving them from friends or lovers, viewing delicious Renaissance flower paintings or walking through the flower market in DTLA, flowers bring joy and happiness to our internal and external worlds. Flowers are symbols of strength, longevity, grace, balance and abundance. We need more flowers right now. I want to fill the Shoebox […]


UPCOMING WORKSHOP: GOAL SETTING FOR ARTISTS – January 7th 1PM PST It’s a new year. Goals change and evolve. Have you sat down and really looked at who you are and what you want to achieve for 2024? This workshop is geared towards helping you figure out smaller doable goals, up to larger goals that involve more planning and time. […]

In the Studio with Angelica Sotiriou

Studio patio, 10/23, p.rausch What does a day in your practice look like?My day painting starts weeks before my brush ever touches the canvas.  Most of my works are a melding of world events, personal prayers, favorite passages from what I am reading.  Each painting starts from sitting silently and allowing myself to make visual the things that loom largest […]

How Do You Know You’re an Artist?

by Kristine Schomaker “Storage Wars” at The Hole, Los Angeles. Photo by Kristine Schomaker ‘A great artist has to be ready to fail.” Marina Abramović: Advice to the young. I was listening to this youtube video with Marina Abramović this morning. While I took some of the ideas with a grain of salt, others stuck with me. How do I […]

SHOEBOX LAB: How to Get Your Work Exhibited

Malka Nedivi at Matter Studio Gallery Please join us for our 6 week special focus workshop on how to get your work out there!This will take place on ZOOM! Open to artists Nationally(Space is limited) This lab will meet every Sunday at 1pm PST starting January 21, 2024 for 6 weeks Open enrollment through January 20th.Deadline for the CCI Quick […]

Artist Residency: Call for Artists

Artist in Residence at Shoebox Projects at the Brewery, Los Angeles California Shoebox Projects is an alternative art space founded in 2016 by Kristine Schomaker. In association with Shoebox Arts and Art and Cake, the residency is designed to allow contemporary artists time and space to create new work and experiment with new ideas. Artists may submit a proposal for […]

Online Accessibility in the Arts

Online Accessibility in the ArtsSept 30th 10am PST on zoom Adrienne Grace highlights free, easy techniques for improving the accessibility of your website and social media. Designing with accessibility in mind helps everyone access your content more easily, while reducing legal risk, and improving SEO.  Adrienne is a partner at Vim & Vigor, with her husband, where she brings visual […]

Creating an Artistic Legacy with Artwork Archive

ONLINE WebinarSeptember 13, 6pm PST Join us for an engaging one-hour webinar focused on practical steps artists can take to shape their artistic legacy and grow their art career. We’ll explore how organizing a comprehensive portfolio and digitally archiving your body of work with Artwork Archive helps shape your story as an artist while freeing up more time for creating. […]