Running from June 24-30, the fourth edition of POW! WOW! Long Beach (see 2015, 2016, 2017) will be fast upon us with another great lineup of artists (see below). With public art as the cornerstone to the event, 20 more murals and art installations will be added to the existing 50+ murals covering nearly 40 square miles of the Southern California city. Also, “events and activities will be held throughout the week including the POW! WOW! Long Beach Pop-Up Shop located at MADE by Millworks, film screenings, artist Talks/Q&A’s, a limited edition shirt release with Port LBC, and the ever popular Vitality and Verve III: Transforming the Urban Landscape at the Long Beach Museum of Art in partnership with Thinkspace Projects. Also, Papercut Lounge at Art Exchange will curate a print centric exhibit where festival attendees can pick up limited edition magazines, books, zines, and prints by 1xRun.
Participants this year include: Andrew Hem, Bordalo II, CASE, Evoca1, Fafi, Fintan Magee, Jason Keam, Jasper Wong, Joon the Goon, Juan Travieso, Juane, Lolo YS, Leon Keer, Kamea Hadar, Koz Dos, Ms.Yellow, Never Made, Noelle Martinez, Sean Chao, Shane Sun, Shantell Martin, Spenser Little, Steven Harrington, Sydney James, Tatiana Velazquez, and Wiley Wallace.