David Botello, a native of East Los Angeles and Lincoln Heights, is best known as one of the East Los Streetscapers. Botello founded Goez Art Studio and Gallery, one of the first Chicano art galleries, in 1969 and, in 1973, was among the first to do a mural at Estrada Courts. Botello rediscovered his third-grade art partner, Wayne Healy, in 1975, and left the gallery to paint murals with Healy.
Shortly thereafter, artists such as George Yepes and Rudy Calderón began workin
Roberto Chavez is an International Award Photographer who became interested in photography as a child, and obtained his bachelors in photography from the prestigious Art Center College of Design.
His style and accurate eye for composition has taken him to many places, from publications to editorials and international venues such as galleries, in which his work is exhibited on a regular basis especially in Germany, London, Spain, the Netherlands and Paris, France where he a
Pola Lopez is a self-taught artist who lives and paints in Santa Fe, in her native New Mexico. Knowing since a very young age that art was her path in life, she has been a professional artist for over 25 years. Her art is an eclectic mix of images drawn from her mixed cultural background, a heritage rich in tradition and fused with a spiritual vision, added to that, her belief in the power of color to provoke and effect. Therefore her vibrant canvases are immersed in the symb
Wayne Healy (born 1946) grew up in East Los Angeles, where political events in the 1960s stimulated his commitment to execute socially and culturally relevant public art. In the third grade he collaborated on a dinosaur mural with David Botello. In 1975, the two ran into each other after many years, and Healy and Botello co-founded what became the mural team known as East Los Streetscapers. In 1992 Healy and artist Roberto Delgado were awarded a grant by the Joint Spanish/U.S
¡The Book of George!
George Rodriguez, is an American photographer who was born and raised in south central Los Angeles to Mexican-American parents. At the age of fifteen, he won a Kodak student photography contest and unknowingly his life's work had begun.
No other photographer has had as unique and wide ranging a career as George. From shooting some of Hollywood's most legendary stars like Marilyn Monroe and Cary Grant, to being one of the few photographers present duri
"Raymond Persinger is one of the most skilled sculptors alive today, with an accurate understanding of the human form that is so often missing in contemporary figurative work, combined with his poetic nature and dynamic sense of design. His work shows the influences of great masters such as Michelangelo, St. Gaudins, Rodin, Camile Claudel. Raymond was born in South Sioux City Nebraska (actually he was born in Sioux City Iowa as the nearest Hospital was across the state line).
JULIO CÉSAR JIMÉNEZ JR. "Julio César Jiménez Jr., named after his father, (born September 17, 1984) was born in Los Angeles, California and resides in Winnetka, CA (Located in the San Fernando Valley) It was at age 14 that Julio Jimenez took interest in art to complete school credit. Unbeknownst to him, that art class would be the turning point in his life in which art would become part of his essence. As fate would have it, he met and then befriended Burbank's well-known str
Museum of Latin American Art "The Museum of Latin American Art expands knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art through its Collection, ground-breaking Exhibitions, stimulating Educational Programs, and engaging Cultural Events." Quoted from https://www.molaa.org/visit/mission-and-history/ The Art Source REACH "Driven by a passion to communicate and fueled with vision and creativity. The Art Source at REACH was developed and has grown over the
TITLE SPONSOR Janice Hahn 4th District Los Angeles County Supervisor "Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn inherited a passion for public service from her late-father, Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, who held public office in Los Angeles County for fifty years and who left behind an incredible legacy of service.Janice Hahn was elected to the Los Angeles City Council in 2001, and represented the 15thdistrict spanning from the port communities of San Pedro and Wilmington through