All Metro Art Portrait Series More People Than You Know

Dave Van Patten, Modern Prometheus

Modern Prometheus


Project Description Modern Prometheus represents various creative fragments within a community that forge together to build a person. Just as bodies are made up of many cells that work together for survival, individuals are activated and built stronger through the support and inspiration of one another. About the Artist Dave Van Patten is a Long Beach/Los Angeles-based artist working in illustration, comics, and murals. Van Patten has done album artwork for bands such as the Grateful Dead and Les Claypool. His work has appeared in publications such as Juxtapoz, Vice and NPR.

More People Than You Know

More People Than You Know

Artworks featuring portraits of local transit riders by local artists are presented on digital displays interspersed with real-time transit information. The inaugural series appears at A Line (Blue) stations.