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15 Female Artists Who’ve Shaped the L.A. Art Scene by Eva Recinos LA Weekly April 3, 2017   Linda Vallejo ranked #4 “In taking familiar figures and making them brown (a series she calls “Make ’Em all Mexican”), Mexican-American artist Linda Vallejo challenges the viewer to re-examine the familiar icons of pop culture. Vallejo also looks specifically at the Latino community in Los Angeles, as evidenced in “The Brown Dot...

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Lix Bearitz Magazine Torrejon, Madrid, Spain 1969   Excerpt: Perhaps no one can tell what prompts people to want a record, something written down about themselves…to want to apply a “fixative” to a given span of time so that it will be remembered, puzzled over awaiting interpretation, attached to the events in the past. We were about 100 teen-aged Americans, who came to Spain, to attend high school here in...

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In her series ‘Make ‘Em All Mexican,’ artist Linda Vallejo imagines #OscarsSoBrown by Carolina A. Miranda Los Angeles Times Calendar Section – Cover Feature February 19, 2016 Los Angeles, CA View the Brown Oscars series This may be the moment of #OscarsSoWhite, but one Los Angeles artist prefers to imagine it as the year of #OscarsSoBrown. Since 2011, Linda Vallejo has transformed found bits of Americana...

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Self Help Graphics & Art presents Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past Present & Future as a part of the Getty Institute Initiative PST: LA/LA Opening in September 2017   Linda Vallejo will serve as lead curator for Self Help Graphics’ El Dia de Los Muertos: Past, Present, and Future exhibition as a part of the Getty Foundation Initiative Pacific Standard Time (PST) LA/LA.  Over forty organizations and institutions...

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  Linda Vallejo: Selections from the Make ‘Em All Mexican, The Brown Dot Project, and The Brown Oscars Texas A&M Reynolds Gallery Exhibition Dates: September 14 – October 29 Over 40 works from the Make ‘Em All Mexican and The Brown Dot Project will be featured in a solo exhibition at Texas A & M Reynolds Gallery curated by Mary Compton, the Visual Arts Committee students, and the College of Architecture and Department of...

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Embedded Messages, Debating the Dream: Truth, Justice and the American Way University of the Redlands Peppers Gallery Show Dates: October 18 – November 12 2016 Opening Reception: Wednesday Oct. 19 4:30 – 6:30 pm Artists: Sally Edelstein, Karen Gutfreund, Penny Mateer, Sinan Revell, Debra Thompson, Linda Vallejo and Margi Weir Embedded Messages examines the current polarized political climate in regards to social justice...

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