I get this question a lot: “so why an arts factory?”. First Fridays, and Gwen, and the ArtRide, and three hundred or so people at the factory, talking and laughing and buying art, that’s why. Those people walking in the neighborhood, stopping in at a taqueria, creating community, enjoying life, that’s why an arts factory. Gwendolyn [...]
Mb Hanrahan created this mural in partnership with National Charity League Juniors. It is permanently installed at Ventura’s Community Memorial Hospital Children’s Cancer Wing.
Work is progressing well on our new website. Many thanks to Mary Perez, Ricardo Rodriguez and Tyler Suchman for their outstanding efforts. Looking forward to getting more people involved in the creation as we evolve. Aspiration is to build a site that genuinely reflects the diversity and richness that is Bell Arts Factory.
“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back — Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth that ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that [...]