Alumni Spotlight: Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras
ArtNight Pasadena at the Armory on April 29 will be a homecoming for our musical guest DJ Wyldeflower, one of the rising stars at KCRW—arguably one of the most influential...
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Austyn de Lugo: 5 Queer Collage Artists for Pride Month
Armory Teaching Artist Austyn de Lugo (he/him/él) is especially interested in queer and feminist theory, horror films, pattern and decoration, and political imagery. In honor of Pride Month, we asked Austyn for 5 queer collage artists that inspire him.
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Faculty Feature: Andrew K. Currey
On May 26, 2020, we asked Armory Teaching Artist Andrew K. Currey to take over our Instagram account for the day. Here's what she shared.
Jocelyn Casas: Top 5 Favorite Sculptors Right Now
Armory Teaching Artist Jocelyn Casas makes paintings, sculptures, installations, murals, and wearables. We asked Jocelyn to share her 5 favorite sculptors with us. Here's her list, with 3 notable "honorable mentions."
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How To Make Coffee Ink Art
Make your own artwork using coffee! Adapted from Nick Neddo’s book The Organic Artist, this Coffee Ink Art activity comes to you from Armory Teaching Artist Michelle Ohm.
Grace Lacques: 6 Theater Performances That Took My Breath Away
"Miss Grace" has taught children's drama classes at the Armory for more than 20 years. We asked her to share her favorite live theater experiences with us. Ranging from apartheid-era ensembles to Butoh masters from Japan, we hope Grace's list will take your breath away, too.
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How To Make a Fabric Mask
Armory Teaching Artist Denise El-Hoss has directed our letterpress studio for more than a decade. A master of the letterpress medium, Denise is also quite handy with a needle and thread. In this short video, Denise will guide you step by step to create your own, hand-sew, cotton fabric face mask.
Elonda Norris: 5 Ceramic Artists I've Been Thinking About
We asked Armory ceramics instructor Elonda Norris to share some of her favorite ceramic artists with us.
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Sergio Hernandez: Top 7 Street Artists
From late '60s innovators to contemporary artists who walk the line between graffiti and fine art, this is a super informative survey of how an underground movement found its way into the museums.
Armory Arts Challenge #3 - Beyond the Selfie: Summon the Actor Within
Invent a character based on this single word: HOPE. Your character will personify HOPE. Your character is HOPE. Once you create your character, take several selfies until you capture an image that truly personifies your character's spirit.
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