Flower + Hewes owner Brekelle Lavee’ Long (second from right) and co-curator Dennis Lucido (right) speak during the gallery’s Malibu Guitar Festival art reception Friday, May 12, as the Pete Pidgeon and Mark Hart Duo waits to perform. Photos by Suzy Demeter/22nd Century Media
Don Moser poses by his guitar titled “Marie,” which was created from the debris of Hurricane Katrina and was on display at the Smithsonian.
Doug DeLuca (left), founder of the Malibu Guitar Festival, and Lou Lucido hold the poster by Jim Evans designed for the event.
Artist Stone Larkin poses with his son, Gage, by his artwork, titled “BB Gets Rock-A-Billy.” The large steel guitar sculpture is fashioned after BB King’s Gibson Archtop Electric Guitar that King named “Lucille,” according to Larkin.
Musician Pearl Thompson, of The Cure, poses by his latest artwork of acrylic and ink. These pieces are somewhat inspired by some of the past album art, and Thompson said the top center piece inspired the whole series.
Chris Walter poses by his photograph titled “Magical Mystery Tour,” featuring the Beatles during the reception at Flower + Hewes art gallery.