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MEET ANGELA KATSAROS, VIVA LA AMBASSADOR

MEET ANGELA KATSAROS, VIVA LA AMBASSADOR

We sat down with Angela Katsaros, the force behind @angela_losangeleslife, to talk about Los Angeles art, creativity and how she stays inspired. Angela is a supporter of all LA things and her brilliantly colorful feed will keep you feeling motivated and cheerful...you don't want to miss out!  Please tell us a bit about yourself! Hello Viva LA!  My name is Angela Katsaros and I'm an Angeleno, born and raised with Greek ethnicity. As a preschool teacher for over 20 years, I have implemented my passion for teaching through art in my work. Currently as COVID has changed many things, so has...

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MEET TAMIKO WHITE, VIVA LA AMBASSADOR

MEET TAMIKO WHITE, VIVA LA AMBASSADOR

Today we are thrilled to chat with Tamiko White - she is a powerhouse! An author, entrepreneur, media personality, fashion merchandiser and creative brand consultant, there's not much that Tamiko can't do. We love her personal style and her commitment to supporting creative talents, so it was only natural that she become a Viva LA ambassador. Read on to hear more about what keeps Tamiko inspired and her favorite items from the Viva LA collection! Please tell us about yourself! My name is Tamiko White. I am a fashion entrepreneur, media personality and author. I love fashion, art, food, and all things lifestyle!...

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MEET NYAKIO GRIECO, VIVA LA AMBASSADOR

MEET NYAKIO GRIECO, VIVA LA AMBASSADOR

Today we have the distinct pleasure of introducing you to our latest Viva LA Ambassador, Nyakio Grieco. Nyakio (pronounced Neh-Kay-Oh) is the founder of nyakio Beauty, a clean, cruelty free skincare line infused with globally sourced ingredients inspired by beauty traditions. She's also a co-founder of Thirteen Lune, an e-commerce destination designed to inspire the discovery of beauty brands created by Black and Brown founders that resonate with people of all colors. 
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Spotlight: Kent Yoshimura

Spotlight: Kent Yoshimura

Kent Yoshimura is a multi-media creative and entrepreneur with a love for CPG, art and cognition. Throughout his professional career, Kent has directed content for global brands such as McDonald's, Lego, AT&T, Benjamin Moore, Ford, and many others. As an artist, he illustrated Master Davey and The Magic Tea House, which was released worldwide at all Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf locations, and his illustrations have traveled across children's museums throughout the US. Kent has been featured on NBC for his large-scale public art pieces, the New York Times for his mural work, and in TIME Magazine, Huffington Post, Men's...

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Spotlight: Jill Sykes

Spotlight: Jill Sykes

"We as artists create objects that nourish and enrich existence, and as such what we do, consciously or not, has profound effect.  The images I create are about life and the sheltering aspects of Nature - I focus on botanical forms & the abstracted spaces I find between individual branches and leaves. These paintings are sophisticated in terms of color and form, and yet remain incredibly soothing and serene to look at. My hope is that these works not only make us more aware of our everyday environment, but offer visual comfort and calm." Jill Sykes is a painter born...

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