News Release| CSULA; Cal State L.A.; Los Angeles; CSU; Walls of Passion: The Murals of Los Angeles

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“Walls of Passion - The Murals of Los Angeles”

Photo-documentary exhibition of 32 murals from throughout the Los Angeles Basin

Jan. 31–Feb. 28, 2009

Opening Reception:

Saturday, Jan. 31, 6 to 10 p.m.

Panel discussion with artists, experts, students and curator:

Saturday, Jan. 31, 6:30 p.m.

California

 

State University, Los Angeles
Fine Arts Gallery

 

5151 State University Dr

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Los Angeles, CA 90032

 

Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday and Saturday, noon – 5 p.m.

Admission: Free to the public.

Exhibit background: http://tinyurl.com/Murals-of-LA

Map of mural locations: http://tinyurl.com/Murals-of-LA-map

Additional details:

The exhibition includes photos and analyses of murals by the following artists:

Paul Botello (assisted by Adalberto Ortiz, Gerardo Herrera, and Gustavo Sanchez)

David Botello

Dan Collins

El Congreso de Artistas Cosmicos de las Americas de San Diego (Mario Torero)

Rip Cronk

Boris Deutsch

Sandra Drinning

Dsyple One

Earth Crew (Erik “Duke” Montenegro, Benjamin James Frank, Jr., Rogelio “Angst” Cabral, and Joseph “Nuke” Montalvo.  Coordinated by Helen Samuels.)

The East Los Streetscapers

Charles Freeman

Roger Hayward

Francisco Letelier

Man One (Alex Poli)

Christina Miguel-Mullen & the East-West Community Partnership

Mister Cartoon and T Loko

George Samerjan

Terry Schoonhoven

Eliseo Silva

Thomas Suriya

Roderick Sykes and Jacqueline Alexander-Sykes

Nelyollotl Toltecatl

Eloy Torrez

Kent Twitchell

Richard Wyatt

John Zender-Estrada, Nuke, Chose, Siner, Zuco, Scud, Cahli, Shandu and Duce

Participants in panel discussion (Saturday, Jan. 31, 6:30 p.m.):

Man One, Paul Botello, Kent Twitchell, Francisco Letelier, Dr. Holly Barnet-Sanchez, Dr. Roberto Cantú,  Elizabeth Morin, Dr. Michelle Hawley, Isabel Rojas-Williams, and Justine Bae.

Student photographers, project creators:

Erick Altamirano, Justine Bae, Elif Castellanos, Fernando Cervantes, Lisbeth Espinosa, Leslie Jacobo, Laura Lesko, Jeanie Kim, Tiffany Kim, Nicole Marquez, Lesley Negrete, Isabel Rojas-Williams, Kasia Somerfeld, Tiffany Staines, Taneka Washington, and Manuel Aguilar-Moreno (professor).

Curated by the Art History Society at Cal State L.A.

Sponsored by Cal State L.A.’s Department of Art, American Communities Project, Art History Society, Reprographics, Cross Cultural Centers and Associated Students, Inc.

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