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Habitat: On the Road  ArtNews Magazine By Katherine McMahon Winter 2019     Excerpt: L.A.-born painter Linda Vallejo does a lot of thinking in her 2009 Toyota Avalon, which carries her to and from her home in Topanga Canyon. “I work through images in my mind while driving,” she said. Traffic can be a bad influence. “Because of the congestion, a lot of us are becoming rude drivers.” But there’s...

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Linda Vallejo: “Make ‘Em All Mexican” at Avenue 50 Gallery Art Ltd. Magazine by Marlena Donohue, Editor Los Angeles, California July/August 2011     Linda Vallejo began in the ’80s as part of the stridently Latino movement including ASCO, demanding a place for brown artists, and noting the near absent representations of non-white experience/ selfhood at every level of US culture. Her work has included...

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 . One Year: The Art of Politics in Los Angeles LA Art News December 8, 2017     Excerpt Linda Vallejo’s ‘The Brown Dot Project’ puts a human face on data—for example, a portrait of a young woman composed of 33,461 brown dots that illustrate the fact that 30.9% of Latinos living in the U.S. earned $50K+ in 2014.     Full article  ...

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Inside Self Help Graphics & Art Día De Los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past Present & Future / PST: LA/LA by Eva Recinos Fabrik Magazine Issue 37 October 17, 2017     Full article Purchase magazine  ...

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Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past Present & Future Self Help Graphics & Art Getty Foundation Initiative PST: LA/LA September 17, 2017—February 24, 2018 Arlington Art Center Jenkins Community Gallery Arlington, VA November 3, 2018—March 10, 2019 Centro de Artes San Antonio, TX October 24, 2019—January 19, 2020     Linda Vallejo and Betty Ann Brown co-curated Self Help Graphics’ El Dia de Los Muertos: Past,...

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Linda Vallejo “Keepin’ it Brown” bG gallery, Santa Monica, CA by Lawrence Gipe Art and Cake LA Los Angeles, CA September 30, 2017     Excerpt Although political, “The Brown Dot Project” exudes the zen-like chill factor of Agnes Martin. The entire suite has a charming, “loving hands at home” quality in its tactile simplicity. The visual appeal of each pattern collides skillfully with the statistical backstory – transporting...

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