National Jubilee Arts Festival Los Angeles

[gallery columns="4" ids="13867,13868,13869,13870,13871,13872,13873,13874,13875,13876,13877,13878"] Last week, I had a chance to attend the National Jubilee Arts Festival in Los Angeles as a judge. I judged visual art and performances. Above, you can see some photos from the gallery. What a beautiful event, in which a community came together to celebrate and…

Sahara Drawing Workshop

I had the privilege of conducting a drawing workshop for a conversational English class at Sahara. Sahara is a wonderful organization that specializes in helping domestic violence victims in the South Asian community as well as offering classes to the community at large in computers, English and more. Our friend Mala…

Happy Thanksgiving!

[gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="14682,14684,14686,14689,14693,14695,14699,14701,14703,14705,14707,14709,14711,14713,14715,14717"] Today, for the third time, I shared Thanksgiving in Long Beach, at a Drop in for people in need. I sat at the gratitude table along with Norma and stacks of art supplies in a Church, to share with people in writing and drawing things they…

Occupy LA

[gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="14737,14739,14741,14744,14747,14749,14751,14754,14757,14759,14761,14764,14767,14768,14770,14771,14772,14773,14774"] Today I went to a protest in downtown Los Angeles, part of the Occupy LA protests in support of the nationwide Occupy Wall Street protests. I took the bus in, and ended up getting out a few blocks away. I walked up and already there was…

NYC Part 3

After 9 days, with lots of walking, exploring, eating, art and music, the trip came to an end. Here are a few quick watercolor sketches I did on different days. I saw some elderly musicians in the park in Chinatown and contributed the sketch below to their change box. I…
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