2023 Project Zin Live Auction

Exclusive Artwork by Maria de Los Angeles

Original artwork by local artist Maria de Los Angeles. An acrylic on canvas, this piece measures 8 inches x 8 inches x 1 1/2 inches.
Maria is a Mexican-born, American artist who addresses ideas of migration, belonging, and identity through her drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculptures. Her work combines research and personal experiences into drawings, paintings, wearable sculptures, large scale installations, and murals. She holds an MFA from Yale School of Art (2015), a BFA from Pratt Institute (2013), and an Associate Degree from Santa Rosa Junior College (2010). Maria was awarded the Blair Dickinson Memorial Prize by Yale University (2015) and the 2023 AAHHE William Aguilar Cultural Award for her artwork and her role within her communities. Additionally, in 2014 she received the Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County award for the founding and implementation of the One City Arts summer program.
Maria’s public murals include Glen Ellen, California (2021), Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital (2022), Santa Rosa Junior College (2023) and the current mural project for the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, CA. Later this month, she will be installing an interior mural in Eugene, OR, for the University of Oregon.
Her artwork is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Sonoma County, the Green Family Art Foundation, the Marcus Collection, San Diego Mesa College, Smith College, and the Jack Leissring Studio.

Donor: Maria de Los Angeles
Value: $5,000