Metro Artworks

Danny Heller, Chatsworth

Chatsworth

Artist(s):

Project Description Heller illustrates a Chatsworth landmark, Stoney Point, while celebrating the classic car and equestrian cultures indicative of this unique part of Los Angeles County. Artist Statement “I really want to give a sense of the still very open landscape of this part of the valley. The classic car culture out here is pretty big and it helps to show the main thoroughfare through town: Topanga Canyon Blvd. Stoney Point/Rocky Peak is also an iconic feature of the landscape.” About the Artist DANNY HELLER is a painter from Northridge. He grew up in the San Fernando Valley where he studied the Los Angeles landscape. While under the instruction of the landscape painter Hank Pitcher, he earned a Bachelor of Art with emphasis in painting at the College of Creative Studies (University of California, Santa Barbara). Heller develops his works in his Chatsworth studio and depicts mid-century Los Angeles with a focus on architecture and car culture. His paintings have been exhibited at venues that include Judith Kaufman Gallery (CA), Art Basel (FL) and LA Art …

Michiko Yao, Passing Lily

Photographic Lightbox Series

This series of photo-based artwork that rotates throughout lightboxes installed at five Metro transit stations provides a traveling platform for temporary exhibitions of photographic art that engage a broad range of Metro riders and geographies en route to their destinations.