Gabie Strong

Gabie Strong is an artist with a multidisciplinary approach to creating work about nature, technology, power and social resistance. Through her art, she seeks to tease out a feminist-dialectic between pure war and utopia, the state of entropy so indicative to Southern California. With a foundation in conceptualism and research in the built environment, Strong traces entropy in the West by photographically framing vernacular urban obsolescence as speculative landscape futures. Her sculpture, sound performance, and recordings are studies in degeneration. She improvises arrangements and layers of textures to emphasize reduced and abstracted gestures to further invoke drone and decay. Gabie Strong’s work has been exhibited at Pitzer Art Galleries, LAXArt, Acuna-Hansen, Gallery Five Thirty Three, and the Torrance Art Museum, among others. She has performed at venues including The UCR Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts, Human Resources, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Las Cienegas Projects, The MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Jabberjaw and Amy and Wendy Yao’s Art Swap Meet at High Desert Test Sites.  She received her Master of Architecture from SCI-Arc (2006) and her MFA in Studio Art from UC Irvine (2008).

Artist's Projects

New Everyday Life Workshops
Danielle McCullough
Gabie Strong

Artists Danielle McCullough and Gabie Strong will lead a sun-print cyanotype process workshop using 19th century photographic techniques and contemporary materials gathered from the desert floor to produce images of white on a sea of bright blue. Blast Site is a monument to future failures, marking survival in the high desert, invoking both the ancient and the new.