Metro Art Portrait Series: More People Than You Know is designed to feature and engage the different neighborhoods surrounding the stations of the Metro system. This rotating exhibition features portraits of patrons created by artists connected to the neighborhoods served by the A Line (Blue).
Project Description Modern Prometheus represents various creative fragments within a community that forge together to build a person. Just as bodies are made up of many cells that work together for survival, individuals are activated and built stronger through the support and inspiration of one another. About the Artist DAVE VAN PATTEN is a Long Beach/Los Angeles-based artist working in illustration, comics, and murals. Van Patten has done album artwork for bands such as the Grateful Dead and Les Claypool. His work has appeared in publications such as Juxtapoz, Vice and NPR.
The inaugural digital series presented by Metro Art, this rotating exhibition features portraits of transit riders created by artists connected to the neighborhoods served by Metro A Line (Blue).
Wrapped in portraits from the Metro Art Rider Portrait Series and current exhibition We Are…, the Metro Art Bus is bringing art to the streets of Los Angeles County in a unique and unexpected way beginning this summer!
The We Are… rider portrait exhibition celebrates diversity and the community of transit riders across multiple formats and sites including buses, trains and stations in Los Angeles County and online. Tag your selfie #SomosWeAreLA to join in Metro’s portrait exhibition and share your journey, too!