A kaleidoscope of frenetic activity bursts over the racetrack, airport and beach.
Titled by the artist, Jardin de las Rocas (garden of rocks) — the name given to the area by early Spanish settlers — the artwork celebrates the rich confluence of landscapes, cultures and histories that intersect within the city of Irwindale.
Koreatown is depicted as a photo collage of bustling commerce with storefronts, malls, street life and urban signage that collectively provide a one day snapshot of this distinct community.
The artist saw La Cañada/ Flintridge as an emerald city floating above Los Angeles with beautifully tree-lined streets with unique sunlight afforded to mountainsides.
Brilliant green, blue, iron and orange converge in a kaleidoscopic photomontage, recalling the famed peacocks, historic rail tracks and blossoming aloe that one might encounter at the Arboretum.
The town of Lakewood, California turned what was once an agricultural landscape into one of the first suburbs and model for planned communities across the nation.
A haven for jazz, hip-hop, blues, poetry, artwork and great soul food- Pace visually evokes one of LA’s best-kept secrets.
The iconic red Yagura Tower and the blue tile roofs of Japanese Village Plaza emerge from a vivid collage of washi paper and colored pencil, against a swirling wood grain surface, creating a contemporary landscape of a neighborhood landmark.
An imaginary, underwater dreamscape playfully intertwines jellyfish, sea vegetation and caves with iconic Long Beach landmarks, including the Astronaut Islands, El Dorado Nature Center and The Walter Pyramid at California State University, Long Beach.
The sublime experience of a wild, open space where mountains meet the sea and humans harmonize with nature is captured in this intricate line drawing.
Lindsay Carron’s drawing celebrates the biodiversity and family-oriented atmosphere of Marina del Rey.
Zellen is interested in the patterns, structures and design of the urban environment and uses a wide range of imagery culled from the mass media as well as historical archives.
Inspired by the displays of artifacts at the Monrovia Historical Museum, a pictorial jewel box depicts flora and fauna happy at home in this foothill community
Using an animation style, the artist depicts a multi-ethnic community that is colorful, active and vibrant while also acknowledging its geography of hilly terrain and historical landmarks.
Inspired by the eclectic atmosphere of the NoHo Arts District, Abramovic has depicted the comedy, musicals and cabarets featured at the Whitefire, El Portal, Secret Rose and Raven theatres.
Levi Ponce depicts his hometown of Pacoima where Van Nuys Boulevard blooms with local residents enjoying street art, eateries and new community infrastructure.
Renowned for fostering parades and festivals, Pasadena is represented in a whimsical procession of playful characters marching through his hometown.
Ramirez’s depicts Pico Rivera with palm trees in silhouette against a glowing sunset sky.
Romero pulls together a wide variety of cultural icons from the city’s history including the LA County Fair, Antique Row, the Arts Colony, the Wally Parks Motorsports Museum, and the goddess of Pomona herself.
The sea breeze flows at its own pace through a delightful stretch of shops, merging old and new together info vivid blocks of color.
While there is much to marvel in the 1797 Mission San Fernando, this watercolor invites you to experience a small corner of the garden, with its Roman arch, tiled roof, adobe walls and exposed wooden beams, all elements that remain architectural inspirations in Southern California today.
Sandra Low’s vision of San Gabriel Dream Connect San Gabriel pairs contemporary features with historical roots in a surreal landscape set before the San Gabriel Mountains and inspired by traditional Chinese landscape painting.
Although now a resident of San Pedro, the artist also drew from her experience as an immigrant who discovered the rich cultural tapestry of San Pedro.
In a whimsical bird’s-eye view, the botanic garden is shown surrounded by waves amid the flourishing Palos Verdes Peninsula.
A symbol of femininity and the official flower of this family-friendly community, the ruddy flower petals gradually evolve into abstract building blocks that take the shape of the city’s boundaries.