About The Cover

Independence Day ~ Venice Style is an original acrylic on canvas by local Venice artist Frank Strasser. The painting depicts the amazingly eclectic swarm of locals and tourists seeking hot fun in the summertime and cheap thrills in the lurid carnival atmosphere of our world-famous Venice.

Frank has performed music and painted in Venice Beach for over 30 years. He will perform as part of Hinano’s 50th anniversary celebration on Friday, June 1. His art can be seen at and and is on display at Very Venice Gallery, 1629 Abbott Kinney Blvd. He can be reached at or 310-827-5729.

Categories: Art, Beachhead