BITE Artists

Young An

Is a Los Angeles abstract artist that got her Masters Degree in Fine Arts at Claremont Graduate University in 1996. She curated for Andrew-Shire Gallery for 10 years during and after her graduate year with her interest in LA Contemporary Art Scene. 

Stephanie Bartron

is a Los Angeles based artist/designer who works with plants, literally and figuratively. Her art practice explores the figurative, formal qualities of plants as objects, the relationship of artificial materials to natural forms, and larger environmental issues, including plastic waste and climate change. 

Janet Girard

is a self-taught artist with the exception of workshops in precious metals or glass techniques. She has worked with acrylic and pencil since high school and was lured by her obsession for beads into lampworking and fusing glass. 

Beatrice Gonzales

is a Los Angeles native who received her BA in Classical Civilizations from UCLA and her MFA in Painting from Claremont Graduate University. She would characterize her work as abstract narrative, telling a story that is never quite the same with each viewer.

Susan Joseph

is an artist whose work traverses a variety of media, following the paths her curiosity leads through a media-rich creative environment. She works in painting, video animation and experimental sound.

Jonna Lee

is a Los Angeles based contemporary sculptor. Process, material and form are used to engage the viewers' assumptions about materials, the anthropomorphic potential of sculpture and the visceral impact upon the human senses. 

Ann Mitchell

has a BFA in Photography from Art Center College of Design and a MFA from Claremont Graduate University. She worked as an award-winning advertising and editorial photographer for over a decade and then left to pursue her own imagery.

Linda Parnell

is a sculptor who investigates the enchantment of science and the materialization of the mythos. She works with DNA, sound, polyester resin, cement with feathers, saran wrap, acrylic name just a few. She holds a MFA from Claremont Graduate University and lives in a tiny trailer in the desert foothills. 

Laurel Rhoads

recently moved to Watsonville, Ca after residing in SoCal for most of her career. She earned her MFA at Claremont University with an emphasis in sculpture/installation. Currently she is working on a series of drawings and collage exploring symbolism and divination. 

Stevie Love.  

uses acrylic paint to make paintings and paint objects that hang on or off the wall. 

Robin Parsons 

is an artist residing in beautiful Ventura County. Her art is made using a variety of media and methods. In her drawings and paintings, she seeks to unite the human or animal form in a surrealistic landscape often with attention to the simplicity of gesture and the subtlety of facial expression to convey the narrative.  

Regina Rioux

leads a busy life, by day juggling career, family and an incurable case of wanderlust. By night, she is usually neck deep in her creations, imagining a fantastic world filled with possibilities. She is an accomplished artist, published designer and writer with an MFA from Claremont Graduate University.  

Suzanne Rioux 

is a retired psychologist who has found the process of participating in the creation of artwork technically challenging, conceptually thought-provoking and always satisfying. 

Kay Ruane

is a Los Angeles-based artist who received her BFA from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and continued her studies at Indiana State University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work reflects a life-long fascination with extreme detail and working on paper. Over the years, her work a has explored the intersection and relationship between inner psychological worlds and outer tangible worlds. Most recently, her drawings explore the rich details of the natural world.

Julie Scott

grew up in Western Michigan. She came to California during winter break from college and never left


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