Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

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Roderick Sykes believed in the power of art as a means of social change. He helped co-found the St. Elmo Village, an art center in the mid-Wilshire area. He has taught painting, drawing and photography and often works with children to create murals in schools. (Source: Robin K. Dunitz, Street Gallery, Guide to over 1000 Los Angeles Murals)

Literacy

Roderick Sykes
Mid City

Roderick Sykes assisted by James Anderson, Leneon Guest, Carlos Rittner, and Diondre Wilson.

School As It Might Have Looked

Roderick Sykes
Mid City

The school as it might have looked during pre-historic times (students riding a dinosaur and the school building in a cave), as it is tod

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Roderick Sykes
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park

Temporary Wall During Construction

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Roderick Sykes
Mid City

Artists: Roderick Sykes (with children)

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Roderick Sykes
San Bernandino Valley

Family

Roderick Sykes
Mid City

Tapestry of Spirit

Roderick Sykes
South Central LA

Roderick Sykes & Jacqueline Alexander Sykes (with children and community members).

Unity

Roderick Sykes
Downtown LA

Colorful melange of faces and athletics. Photo: © Robin Dunitz