Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 2014-04-23 23:56
April 21, 2014 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SOUTH LOS ANGELES MURAL RESTORATION OF “THEY CLAIM I’M A CRIMINAL” BEGINS CONTACT: Isabel Rojas-Williams, 213-291-6900, Cell: 626-278-0761 The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles (MCLA) is pleased to announce that Man One has begun restoration on They Claim I’m a Criminal, commissioned by MCLA. This is the first Graffiti style mural restored by MCLA. It is located at Southern California Library (6120 S. Vermont Avenue, South Los Angeles). “The Southern California Library documents histories of community-led resistance to challenge racism and other systems of oppression, and sustain possibilities for freedom.” The Library holds the historical documents of the groups in this mural. With Man One’s assistance, MCLA has taken the steps to study the mural conditions and develop a plan to preserve and protect the mural into the future. Man One and MCLA’s Executive Director Isabel Rojas-Williams are available for interviews about this important artwork located in the heart of District 9. The restoration of Man One’s mural is partially made possible through funding from Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr. (District 9) MCLA, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to the protection, preservation and documentation of public murals in Los Angeles. http://www.muralconservancy.org/
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 2014-04-21 22:41
“They claim I’m a criminal” will come back to life as MCLA has commissioned Man One to restore his own mural at Southern California Library (6120 S. Vermont Avenue, South Los Angeles). MCLA is proud to bring another mural back to its original glory! Documentation by Isabel Rojas-Williams, 4/21/14.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 2014-04-18 09:53
L.A. Heritage Day Celebrates Southland's Colorful, Diverse History!
Sunday, April 27th, 2014, from 11am-4pm the L.A. Heritage Alliance is hosting the 6th Annual Heritage Day celebration with tours, free museums, children's activities, presentations, food, and more. The event will take place inside the Pico House at the birthplace of Los Angeles. Don't miss out on this fun event!
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 2014-04-16 02:20
“What Makes a There, Here?” a FREE event presented by The San Pedro Waterfront Arts District on Thursday 4/17/14 (7 p.m.) at the Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th Street, San Pedro. The program will help the community understand current mural ordinances, how to initiate a project and gauge interest in creating San Pedro murals. RSVP via: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-makes-a-there-here-tickets-8558341229 Panelists: Isabel Rojas-Williams, The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles Executive Director, Councilmember Buscaino's Community Planning Deputy Heather Anderson, Segerstrom Teaching Artist Markus Tracy, and artist Steve Shriver. The panel discussion moderated by Linda Alexander, will be followed by “Exit Through the Gift Shop: A Banksy Film”. (Linda Grimes, San Pedro Waterfront Arts District Chair & Eighteenth Street Marketing Services)
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 2014-04-11 16:25
Thank you Councilmember Huizar for acknowledging MCLA's Olympic Freeway Mural restorations on the 101! We were honored to be part of the celebration of artists and art organizations of CD14. What an amazing gathering of talents at The Continental Club and in our fabulous city, CD 14 rocks!