Artworks, Metro Art Rider Portrait Series

Ms. Assata Umoja

Moses X. Ball, "Ms. Assata Umoja"

Project Description

Ms. Assata Umoja celebrates the South LA activist for her empowering presence in the Hyde Park community. In honor of Assata’s legacy, the painting incorporates four African Adinkra symbols referencing reflection, strength, beauty and wisdom.

About the Artist

MOSES X. BALL highlights social justice, community heroes and spirituality through his art with a special commitment to the South Central LA community where he was born and raised. His best-known public artworks include the Heart of Hyde Park mural in the Crenshaw District and Gateway to Greatness mural in Exposition Park.