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Studio/Gallery space for Rent at M Street Arts Complex

The M Street Arts Complex is a collaborative project. Coming from a mutual appreciation of Fresno's existing creative community, local artists combined forces with Darius Assemi and his team at Granville to answer the question: "what is the next step?" Through vision and creative thinking combined with knowledge and resources, this project seeks to provide an environment in which…


Added by Charlene Brewer on July 1, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Fresno Hub Art GAllery

Wendy Wilke is the featured artist at the Frenso Hub Art Gallery for the month of November

Added by wendy c wilke on November 6, 2016 at 1:27pm — No Comments

My Art at Heartbeat Boxing August 4th, 2016

Hello! I used to come by here back in 2010 as a 20-something year old to blog and post pics of my art. Six years has passed since I last posted my art. I am still making art, though my style has changed. I have matured as an artist. My style is now more expressionist, more abstract, and I do more paintings now. Also, I do acrylic paintings now. I have spent the past 5 years attending CSU Fresno for my Bachelor's and Master's degrees and volunteering as a graphic designer for an…


Added by Maya on July 17, 2016 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Portrait of my great nephew 'Bobby'

Added by Dennis Lewis on June 23, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments


I have been consulting with an art marketing specialist and today, my art business was featured:  

ABI ARTIST PROFILE:  Debra Montgomery 

I would recommend Carolyn Edlund / Art Business Institute / Artsy Shark for anyone wanting to discuss marketing and business options.  She has been a real help.

Added by Debra Montgomery on July 10, 2015 at 3:24pm — 1 Comment

Fierce Love

It is a fierce love,

that I see

when I look into her eyes.

I can feel the courage in her heart.


She speaks to me,

from a photograph.


I hear

 the unselfish determination,

 the driving force,


 in the voices,

that tell her story.


The story of Zoraida “Ale” Reyes,



defender of the persecuted,

began with a declaration:

I am a…


Added by Aideed Medina on July 8, 2015 at 1:09pm — 1 Comment



as I heard a fellow poet,

go on and on

about how much Fresno's existence offended and oppressed him,



Added by Aideed Medina on July 8, 2015 at 1:05pm — No Comments


Difficult to write when the fire is

 burning out of control.

Difficult to speak.

I would rather scream,


unhinged at the jaw,

mouth agape,

swallowing entire cities whole.


With a knee to the neck,

arms and legs pinned down,

beneath the weight of violence,

 blatant disregard to the value of

a human life,

and criminal abandonment,

the soul of a community

beaten and…


Added by Aideed Medina on July 8, 2015 at 12:59pm — No Comments



Como se desencadenan las ideas,

y se libera de este mal?

Amores son como la fiebre,

cuando uno de los dos quiere mas.

En estas cosas de ternura,

solo es riesgo

la verdad.

Si no te ama con locura,


corazón sabio,


no tiene ninguna culpabilidad.


no hay nada que se tenga que perdonar.

Así son los amores,

se mueren o se dan.

No vas a perder un…


Added by Aideed Medina on July 8, 2015 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Upon Hearing That Juan Felipe Herrera Was Named the Next U.S. Poet Laureate

At this moment,

my heart exploded into sun flowers.

The tips of my fingers, toes and tongues

 sprouted beautiful  lush greens,

 allowing my words to pour out of vines

 that ripened into swollen squash  ,

 with tender  creamy yellow flesh.

A new bloom with each step forward .

 The fruit ,

settling along the ground I walk on,

 growing out in every direction .

The squash open,

 seeds pour out at my…


Added by Aideed Medina on July 8, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Mi Existencia

This is my mind.

I guard it with my life.

I have spent too many days and nights,

tirelessly sifting through sand,

gathering up threads and pieces ,

to ever

 let it

be lost.


This is my body.

I guard it with my mind.

I have spent too many hours fighting,

 to own it.

I cannot give it away to pain


 without meditation,

to pleasure,

as though it was…


Added by Aideed Medina on July 8, 2015 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Space Between Spaces (a spoken word poem)


The cars, the signs, the noise,

people with all their toys

The street lights

The city fights

keeps me up at night.


The grind, the push, the stress

Gotta keep moving through this mess

Don't slow down

Too many smiles covered up with a frown


Our lives are the words that everyone shouts

Who said this is what it's  all about?


We rant and we rage

BeCause the rules…


Added by Sharon Dehmlow on February 28, 2015 at 8:38pm — No Comments


It is

the every day


deceivingly ordinary,

drunk happiness

I wear,

when you,

wrap songs



that begin to play

as singular notes,

from the soles of my feet,






sweep up



my belly,

with the weight of feathers.

The laughter pools in my eyes

and settles

on the nape of my neck,

the bare skin,

usually… Continue

Added by Aideed Medina on January 22, 2015 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment


No soy rosa,

ni lirio.

Soy bromelia,

Do not mistaken me for a rose,

I am no rose,

nor amethyst hued iris in spring bloom.

I am a hearty bromeliad,

entrenched in the cleavage

of exposed granite,

growing forcefully out


within deep pockets of serpentine

and obsidian.

I am found,

brightly thriving in arid

unforgiving terrain,

an unexpected

declaration of life.

I am here,


in… Continue

Added by Aideed Medina on January 21, 2015 at 1:08pm — No Comments

ArtHop @ Crichton Place

ArtHop’s newest venue is Granville’s Crichton Place, located at the corner of L and San Joaquin streets. For the venue’s debut on the ArtHop circuit this week, work from local artist Joel Beery will be on display, live music will be performed and small bites will be served. …


Added by Charlene Brewer on December 3, 2014 at 9:39am — No Comments

Boundless and Borderless

Yo no creo en fronteras,

Yo no creo en definiciones, ni limitaciones

Mi poder esta en mi corazón

En la belleza que traigo por dentro.

Ser mujer

Es mi bendición

Y no dejare

que me detengan

 por el simple hecho

 que tengo caderas.

Que si puedo ser madre,

Eso a mi

 no me limita

Y no me lo…


Added by Aideed Medina on November 23, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments


Now that you have discovered the ease of internet publicity, internet sales, and computer record keeping, it is time to discuss some of the pitfalls of being a member of the Internet generation. The world wide web is the wild west and your neighborhood sheriffs are rare, so you need to do what first generation settlers did: learn to protect yourself and your computer from the bad guys.

The holiday shopping season is about to pounce on us, and with it, a rash of computer malware and virus… Continue

Added by Gail Daley on November 7, 2014 at 8:59am — No Comments


Debra Montgomery Fine Metal Sculpture

Formerly known as A Copper Rose Metal Art.


October 2014: I am making some transitional changes in my life including my focus in my business. My goal is to change things to a more professional feel. I am discontinuing my old logo and heading toward a more appropriate professionally creative atmosphere. Due to these changes…


Added by Debra Montgomery on October 24, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

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