We Are, Artworks

Auntie Shelley

Artist(s):
Adele Renault, "Auntie Shelley"

Project Description

Auntie Shelley fondly recognizes a longtime resident of the Crenshaw Corridor. As the block captain and founder of a neighborhood daycare, Shelley is a familiar, friendly face to many raised in Leimert Park.

About the Artist

ADELE RENAULT‘s realistic paintings and murals explore urban life—from people to pigeons. She was raised in Belgium and traveled extensively before graduating from the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels and moving to Los Angeles. Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States and Europe.