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ShockBoxx Gallery features new paintings by Laura Schuler

ShockBoxx Gallery features new paintings by Laura Schuler

A bigger burst of energy Laura Schuler’s “Creative Dissonance” opens Saturday at ShockBoxx in Hermosa Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski It wasn’t the answer I was expecting. “I studied systems engineering,” Laura Schuler replies when asked what she majored in. Schuler, along with Michael Collins, owns ShockBoxx Gallery on Cypress Avenue in the quasi-bohemian district of […]

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Who’s in control now, guns or people?

Who’s in control now, guns or people?

Caught in a Mighty Crossfire “Don’t Shoot Me Down” at ShockBoxx Gallery in Hermosa Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski What can change our lives faster than a gun in the wrong hands? Well, anything from a car wreck to a tumble down the stairs, of course, but a car wreck or a tumble down the stairs […]

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ShockBoxx presents “The Usual Suspects”

ShockBoxx presents “The Usual Suspects”

What Shall We Do with All This Happiness? Artist Scott Meskill is among “The Usual Suspects” at ShockBoxx in Hermosa Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski If we look north to El Segundo, south to Palos Verdes, and east to Torrance, it’s safe to say that ShockBoxx Gallery in Hermosa Beach is emerging as the most interesting, […]

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25 years of alt rock photos by Kat Monk

25 years of alt rock photos by Kat Monk

Rock of Ages Kat Monk’s photographs of musicians go on view at ShockBoxx in Hermosa Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski In the mid-1990s, Kat Monk could be found photographing bands at local venues like Toes Tavern, the Pitcher House, or the Hermosa Saloon. Oftentimes she would submit prints to the Easy Reader. Now, nearly a quarter […]

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ShockBoxx Bares All on Saturday night

ShockBoxx Bares All on Saturday night

ShockBoxx goes au naturel Breasts, butts, blooms and blossoms in Hermosa Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski No matter how diverse or how many art shows are presented at ShockBoxx Gallery, people are always suggesting new ideas to co-owners Laura Schuler and Michael Collins. And, not so long ago, one of their artists from a previous exhibition […]

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“Off with their heads!” It’s a Queendom at ShockBoxx Gallery

“Off with their heads!” It’s a Queendom at ShockBoxx Gallery

Killer Queens A new game of thrones opens Saturday at ShockBoxx in Hermosa Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski It’s back. Huh, what’s back? “Queendom,” the installation piece by Patty Grau and Diane Strack, which was one of the highlights or hijinks of last month’s “CA 101.” Despite its resemblance to a kitschy photobooth, the work mesmerized […]