We’re excited to showcase original art from some of California’s most inspired artists. All artwork on display at our stores is for sale directly by the artists. Explore our wide array of art, and find your next masterpiece.
David Woodland paints imagery from important televised moments of history, Watergate, Manson Trials, etc. through the same lens of lo-fi broadcast but through his cyanotype palette, and a hint of Hopper-esque loneliness.
Coming from all the way from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tiago Segundo uses visual research to balance paradoxes and irony, body and image, beauty and horror. His main medias include acrylic painting, watercolor, gouache, and mixed techniques.
Working with inks, Stella focuses on channelling the feeling of a place or state. Whether it’s the energy of a busy cityscape or the peace of a still forest, she strives to capture the subject’s essence in her work. Inks are Stella’s chosen medium because of their ability to flow and change shape.
Born in New England, and currently, a resident artist at Hive Gallery and Studios, Los Angeles, Nick De Costa describes his art as a testament to the ebullient wealth and complexity of our magnificent ecosystem, as well as the mysteries of the cosmos.
#trashart was created to transform items that would otherwise end up in a landfill. It began as a therapeutic practice and has grown into a playground of shapes, colors, and textures that share a glimpse into the artist’s daily consumption. #trashart is garbage, literally.
Using oil paints, pastels and bold colors Byron Edwards creates abstract and figurative art that addresses stigmas, stereotypes and historical narratives. His work explores social and racial dynamics that foster dialogue around cultured experiences. The canvas is Byron’s passage to advocacy and resistance.
The fleeting moments, the perfect shot, the one with the magic light and shadows. All of them are their own piece of time Tim Smith tries to preserve in the time machine of the camera’s eye. In that instant, there’s nothing but breath and the stillness of the moment.
Maggie Camps is an Ecuadorian artist who from an early age was attracted to brushes and colors. In 2005, Maggie specialized in mixed painting and has participated in several exhibitions. She is currently based in Quito.
Shalla Javid is a Los Angeles-based artist accustomed to living life without borders. This has helped her move beyond the self-imposed confines of medium and subject into an exploratory realm of endless possibilities. In the Artist Tree Fresno, Shalla showcases abstracted figures within meditative stories
Sküt the artist is best known as Co-Founder and original designer of Grindr, but is locally known in WeHo as a muralists for Micky’s, a vice-president of the Co-Op TAG gallery, and creator of pop-culture queer imagery.
David Jester loves painting his subjects in pools. He believes they are metaphor rich environments. People inside the pool looking out or those outside looking in have a slightly distorted view of each other.
Ivy is a Los Angeles based artist from Chicago who combines figurative and abstract artistic elements with a goal to heal and connect on an emotional level. With heavy influences and inspiration from street art, Ivy conveys themes of self-love and discovery, women empowerment, and love.
A living legend of graffiti art scene whose work is known throughout the world, Richard Mirando, better known as SEEN, became active on the streets of New York City at a time when graffiti was not as fashionable as today. He started by creating subway graffiti in the early seventies and came to prominence thanks to his vibrant lettering and masterful depictions of mass-media cartoon characters like Wonder Woman, Hulk, and The Smurfs. He continues to exhibit his oeuvre worldwide.
Jasmine G is an expressive artist who has developed a highly emotional self-taught style of art that explores the relationship between the melody behind the music and the emotions of a young woman expressing herself through color. Her art includes paintings of expressive art, mixed media collages, and 3D visual representations of the intersection of music and emotion. As her technique constantly evolves, you can see a labyrinth of melodies in each of her pieces.
Erik Vincent (aka “Roshi”) is a Los Angeles based muralist and illustrator who masterfully blends color and fantastical imagery. Roshi’s work focuses on moments of personified narrative within subjective experience; the moments of revelation, transformation, and illumination that happen within ourselves. By creating images to encapsulate these stories and myths, Roshi provides a new framework for onlookers’ to reflect upon their own interpretations and personal stories. He aspires to help others better divine their own paths of understanding and meaning through his colorful and intricate artwork.
Los Angeles based artists and rapper “Reverie” became obsessed with graffiti in high school. Her obsessesion lead to her first arrest and eventually got her expelled from school. She began creating hip hop music with her brother, Louden, which blossomed into a full blown career as a hip hop artist. Reverie regularly tours all over Europe and the USA and has dedicated fans around the globe. She and Louden still record music together regularly and have cultivated an organic, cult-like following, which they call Satori Mob – also the name of Reverie’s urban wear clothing brand.
The works on display at The Artist Tree are part of Reverie’s first limited edition visual art print release. Reverie is also an active muralist, recreating the mermaid character she created in different themes throughout LA and Mexico.
Juicy Queen CoCo is a Los Angeles based abstract artist, curator, model and host. She is passionate about inspiring others to be comfortable in their own skin and “love your body”. In Coco’s words, “I want everyone to enjoy all of life‘s creativity as it relates to beauty, fashion, art and their overall lifestyle.” She takes a unique approach to her art, mixing abstract techniques, with luxury design and urban grit to create pieces that are authentic to her interpretation and expression of her inner and outer worlds. The “Love Your Body “ and “Sarah Baartman” series reflect her authenticity as an artist and tastemaker, constantly breaking traditional standards of what is deemed beautiful.
Amy Smith is a contemporary artist challenging the idea of excessive consumerism directed at women to manipulate their true sense of value. Her work destroys society’s ideas of this fake reality and creates a brand new portrait of strong feminine culture. Using different techniques, her work celebrates unity and empowerment, feminism, social, and environmental justice, and messages that inspire love and hope.
Mike Norice is a native of Watts, CA and painter of portraits, landscapes, and murals, finding the importance in being diverse and striving to perfect every element of art. For Mike, art has always been contemporaneous with the intricacies of close family, complex circumstances and the immense eccentricity of time. One of his first murals was inside a Marina del Rey penthouse, a re-imagined art piece of the Sistine Chapel ceiling consisting of Los Angeles celebrity characters. Throughout the City of Los Angeles and surrounding communities, there are multiple instances of Mike Norice Art murals. In addition to those commissioned installations, Mike started a non-profit organization in 2017 called Artfully United, which creates murals in otherwise disadvantaged areas to incite a positive vibe.
Lucine began her art career in her hometown of Bucks County, Pennsylvania at age seventeen. Known for her portraits in Nylon on Velcro, she won many awards early in her career. She jumps between mixed media, digital illustrations, and paint throughout her collective body of work. Conceptually, Lucine is described as a posh-surrealist, eco-feminist painter and mixed media artist. She describes how her work dismantles the culture of toxic masculinity. You can find her work sold internationally and in galleries across the U.S. and as NFTs.
Now based in Los Angeles, Lucine is also the co-founder and lead curator of Twin Flame Productions, a 1-of-1, eco-centric, gender-fluid wearable art company featuring over 60 artists and designers worldwide
“A native to Manhattan Beach, Sinister Monopoly grew up during the 70s and 80s. He started detailing cars while attending high school, eventually opening his own shop called Paradise Auto. His clientele was representative of the South Bay drug scene at the time, inevitably shifting his career from cars to cannabis. By 2006, Sinister became the largest marijuana trafficker, managing and delegating multiple international networks of weed distributors with multiple drops per day. His success was solidified after sending California kush clones to Canada for growing and cultivation. After introducing Kush to Canada, Sin became the first supplier of the infamous Bubba Kush strain to Atlanta, Chicago, and Detroit.
At the height of his career, Sinister was supplying the Los Angeles market with 800 pounds of marijuana a week. In 2011 Sinister was arrested by the feds, and, in 2012, sentenced to 11 years and four months for conspiring to distribute marijuana and cocaine and conspiring to launder money.
While serving his sentence at Terminal Island, Sinister taught himself how to paint. He was released on probation after serving 8 years and now lives and works in Manhattan Beach. His paintings are representative of memories and experiences during his career as one of the first chronic kings of America.”
Duairak Padungvichean (aka Lun) is a Los Angeles based artists originally from Thailand. Working across many different mediums, including traditional watercolours, digital platforms, sculpture and many more, Duairak’s art is a joyous, creative explosion that seems like it has one foot in our world and another in a fabled, surreal domain all of its own. Automata sculptures of dancing sardines cut from aluminium sit alongside illustrations of creatures that only appear in dreams. Yet, the whole collection hangs together in a way that seems strangely cohesive.
Accordin to Lun, “I really enjoy making fun images that would either make people laugh or feel happy by looking at them.” For us, they certainly do.
Mike Sedano is a Riverside based artist who finds inspiration in everyday living and uses each of his works to express a little piece of himself. His art often showcases pop culture imagery and his signature raccoon, which can be seen in two works at The Artist Tree Riverside. Why the raccoon? In Sedano’s words, “I recycle art. I take one person’s trash and make it into someone else’s treasure.”
Upendo Taylor combines fonts, verbiage, illustrations, apparel, abstract art and design to create what he calls “Graphic Poetry.” Upendo is a Watts, California native, artist, designer, and lover of life. His inspiration is drawn from the streets, sports, music, fashion, friends, political and social issues, pop culture, cartoon characters and his favorite food – the hamburger. Through hand drawn skills, computer design and a can of paint, Upendo has developed an original design aesthetic that has led to collaborations with a wide variety of brands and artists. In 2005 Upendo partnered with Ron Upperman, and together, two artists started the apparel brand, Leroy Jenkins, which has built a global audience.
The Artist Tree Koreatown is the permanent home to an original mural and a custom painting by Upendo.
Matty Mo is a Los Angeles-based contemporary artist best known for creating the conceptual art group, “The Most Famous Artist.” Through this platform, Monahan makes social media-themed installations, performance art and exhibitions to challenge viewers to examine how technology and the Internet impact society. Mo is a multi media artist who has created numerous murals throughout the city, including the “most instagrammable wall” in Venice. His moniker, The Most Famous Artist, pokes fun at our social media driven culture.
Mo’s colorful geometric mural spans the entire exterior of The Artist Tree Koreatown storefront.