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Friday, January 23, 2009


Elizabeth Morin, member of the Board of Directors of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley, will be on this exciting panel.

“Walls of Passion - The Murals of Los Angeles”
Photo-documentary exhibition of 32 murals from throughout the
Los Angeles Basin
Opening Reception Saturday, January 31, 2009 6 to 10 p.m.

Panel discussion with artists, experts, students and curator
Saturday, Jan. 31, 6:30 p.m.
Man One, Paul Botello, Kent Twitchell, Francisco Letelier, Dr. Holly Barnet-Sanchez, Dr. Roberto Cantú, Elizabeth Morín, Dr. Michelle Hawley, Isabel Rojas-Williams, and Justine Bae.

California State University, Los Angeles
Fine Arts Gallery 5151 State University Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90032
Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday and Saturday, noon – 5 p.m. Admission free.

Exhibit background:
Map of mural locations:

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

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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