Bee Fantasy by Sonia Romero featured at the LA Art Show
Will L.A. Reclaim Its Title as “The Mural Capital of the World?”
An Exhibition by The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles (MCLA)
Sponsored by the 2014 LA Art Show
The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles (MCLA), sponsored by the 2014 LA Art Show, is proud to present "Will L.A. Reclaim Its Title as 'The Mural Capital of the World?'” an exhibition curated by Isabel Rojas-Williams (Executive Director, MCLA) from January 15th – 19th, 2014, at the L.A. Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles. This event, embracing LA’s visual art culture, will include pioneer muralists Kent Twitchell, and John Valadez, together with emerging and mid-career artists such as Pablo Cristi, Augustine Kofie, Risk and Sonia Romero, MEAR ONE, among others. The exhibition, inspired by LA’s mural culture, will connect the politics of the street to the politics of the canvas.
To remain true to our mission, MCLA played a key role in the crafting and passage of the mural ordinance that lifted the 2002 ban on murals and was signed into law by Mayor Garcetti in 2013, thereby giving a new generation of artists the opportunity to create as freely as their counterparts did in past decades.