Metro rail poster series commemorating the opening of the Metro Green Line, now C Line (Green). Rosa Parks’ contribution to the history of transportation and civil rights is honored in this powerful work by artist Noni Olabisi that was distributed to the public to celebrate the opening of the rail line.
About the Artist
NONI OLABISI (b. 1954, St. Louis, MO; d. 2022, Los Angeles) is a prolific muralist whose paintings can be found on the facades of buildings throughout Los Angeles. Some of her best-known murals include Freedom Won’t Wait (1992) and To Protect and Serve (1996). Olabisi earned an associate’s degree from Los Angeles Southwest College. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions throughout the United States, and she is the recipient of a number of awards.
Display year: 1995