Leo Limón

biography

Born in 1952; East LA, raised in front of a TV set which drove me loquito, and eating warm handmade flour tortillas con mantequia made me a little gordito. It started; at my Tia Teresa's where I got TLC... Mama Maria always off to work; mi jefé appeared appeared three years later. Thank you tio Chayo; for singing in the shower, your books, tools, classic cars, musical instruments and crooked walk. I consider myself a spiritual informant; sent here by request of the abuelitas to enlighten all with PoW WoW (Play on Wordz,  Wordz of Wisdom)

A lifetime student at the Calmecac (libraries), Lincoln High School'68-71, Saturday Tutor Art Class at Otis, LA River Cats, MeChicano Art Center, Pre-Los Four, Freelance artwork, LACC, US Army - Photog (84B)'73 - '76, Post-Los Four, CatZ, Plaza de La Raza, Centro de Arte Publico (HL'P), ELAOC, LATTC (Certified Sign Painter)'81, Self-Help GrafX - '80 - '90, B-1 Gallery, Aztlan Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc. '93- '00, Heart Projects, Fatherhood Institute, Anahuak Soccer, Cheech/Cause Connect Exhibits, UC Santa Barbara *CEMA Archive, National Museum of Mexican Art Archive, The Studio for Southern California History, Smithsonian American Art Museum Archive, VA Veterans Drawing Classes - LADTO '19.

Art Peace Park – Kioskos Art Wallz. It’s a 7 Generation River Vision for all peoples. Living Art Projects in our communities.

Come together... only WE can make it happen.

Statement:

I reference a Living Native Cultural Legacy of Abya Yala and incorporate the modern world. I draw what I see, and change it with imagination by acting as a prism that reflects beautiful rainbow colors.


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