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Frank Romero
Artist

Cal State LA

B.S. Art (2009)
  • Worked for the County of Los Angeles as a graphic designer and photographer, which led to work with graphic artist Lou Danziger and American designers Charles and Ray Eames.
  • Co-founded Los Four, a Chicano art collective, with Roberto de la Rocha, Gilbert Luján and Carlos Almaraz. The collective helped define and promote new awareness of La Raza through murals, publications and exhibitions.
  • Los Four's historic 1974 exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art was the country's first show of Chicano art at a major art institution.
  • Completed 15 murals throughout Los Angeles. His iconic freeway mural, "Going to the Olympics," celebrated the 1984 Olympic Games.
  • Has shown extensively in the United States, Europe and Japan. His painting, "The Death of Rubén Salazar," hangs in the Smithsonian National Gallery of Art.

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