Local Artists

Eugenie Spirito

Eugenie Spirito has been carving stone for over two decades. She stared her career in New York City, where she apprenticed with world-renowned abstract expressionist sculpture Philip Pavia, a friend and contemporary of Willem DeKoonig, Jackson Polock and Franz Kline. After moving to California, she continued her training with the late Nino Russo and with Robert Cunningham at his studio in Culver City. Visit Eugenie website to learn more about her artwork and featured projects.

The non-profit organization, ComeTogether, work with local artists who discuss their experience, methods and inspiration. The film with Eugenie Spirito highlights her creative process and passion creating art with stone.   

Eugenie Spirito has been carving in stone for over two decades.  She started her career in New York City, where she apprenticed with world-renowned abstract expressionist sculptor Philip Pavia, a friend and contemporary of Willem DeKooning, Jackson Pollock and Franz Kline. After moving to California, she continued her training with the late Nino Russo and with Robert Cunningham at his studio in Culver City. 

 

In addition to her original works, Eugenie has executed commissions for private collectors in New York City, Los Angeles and Europe. Her patrons include, Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna, Kenny G, Lyndie Benson, Brett and Miranda Tollman, James and Blanche Blatt, the family of B. Wayne Hughes, and Carl and Roberta Deutsch.

Eugenie Spirito has been carving in stone for over two decades.  She started her career in New York City, where she apprenticed with world-renowned abstract expressionist sculptor Philip Pavia, a friend and contemporary of Willem DeKooning, Jackson Pollock and Franz Kline. After moving to California, she continued her training with the late Nino Russo and with Robert Cunningham at his studio in Culver City. 

 

In addition to her original works, Eugenie has executed commissions for private collectors in New York City, Los Angeles and Europe. Her patrons include, Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna, Kenny G, Lyndie Benson, Brett and Miranda Tollman, James and Blanche Blatt, the family of B. Wayne Hughes, and Carl and Roberta Deutsch.

Eugenie Spirito has been carving in stone for over two decades.  She started her career in New York City, where she apprenticed with world-renowned abstract expressionist sculptor Philip Pavia, a friend and contemporary of Willem DeKooning, Jackson Pollock and Franz Kline. After moving to California, she continued her training with the late Nino Russo and with Robert Cunningham at his studio in Culver City. 

 

In addition to her original works, Eugenie has executed commissions for private collectors in New York City, Los Angeles and Europe. Her patrons include, Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna, Kenny G, Lyndie Benson, Brett and Miranda Tollman, James and Blanche Blatt, the family of B. Wayne Hughes, and Carl and Roberta Deutsch.

Carla Bates

 

A Malibu resident who holds a Bachelor of Fine Art Degree from California State University in Fullerton. She is a graphic designer and painter and has worked on projects Malibu-based projects such as: The Malibu Playhouse, Once Upon A Time Children's Theater, The Montgomery Arts House for Music and Architecture, Eco Hero Kids, The Malibu String Academy and The Malibu Civic Ballet. Carla makes time for her first love, painting, and has enjoyed success creating land and seascapes depicting her vision of the Malibu experience. Visit Carla Bate's website for more information about her work and inspiration.

FEATURED ARTIST

Artist Carla Bates artwork, surfers in water
Artist Carla Bates artwork, red flowers with dragon fly
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