Legacy depicts the artist’s mother, who has been riding the A Line (Blue) to and from work every day since her family moved to Long Beach from the Philippines.
Last Stop is a portrait of two Filipino Americans, members of a community with a long history in the area.
Kid, an image of a young girl born and raised in North Long Beach, is one of many paintings and drawings produced over a three-year span.
Keep Going depicts poet and urban planner, who, as a local Afro-Latina, represents the cultural intersection of many South LA communities.
Jose Carrillo, El Taquero portrays the artist’s father, a taco vendor, in the uniform he wears during his daily Metro commute.
Frida Cano (E Line) is inspired by a local artist, writer and curator who brings the social issues of our times to light.
Honoring the selfless community service of the many individuals in our periphery, Ebony depicts daily Metro-rider Ebony Wilson, who is LAUSD’s hearing secretary and the admission director of a scholarship program for urban youth.
Devon represents a Crenshaw District resident whose grandparents resettled in the area after their internment during WWII.
Blue Sights is a portrait of LP’s fiancé riding the light rail between Long Beach and Los Angeles, while looking into the vast LA basin during a sunrise.
Better Together celebrates public transit’s capacity to create greener citizens, connections and new experiences.
Beautiful Santa Monica portrays the artist’s children—who not only ride the Metro to school from Santa Monica but also to cultural events and museums in downtown Los Angeles—surrounded by the natural bounty that their beloved city has to offer.
Auntie Shelley fondly recognizes a longtime resident of the Crenshaw Corridor.
A Walk and Talk celebrates Metro for providing access to LA’s vibrant creative community and increasing public mobility through bike integration.
A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies Followed Me to the Station is an allegory for Metro riders, liberated from city traffic and connected to one another as they migrate the city.
A Gift to the World is a self-portrait celebrating the intersection of Inglewood’s Latinx and Black communities.
A Brothers’ Keeper honors the sacrifice of essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
The inaugural digital series presented by Metro Art, this rotating exhibition features portraits of transit riders created by artists connected to the neighborhoods served by Metro A Line (Blue).
Wrapped in portraits from the Metro Art Rider Portrait Series and current exhibition We Are…, the Metro Art Bus is brings art to the streets as it connects neighborhoods across Los Angeles County!
The We Are… rider portrait exhibition celebrates diversity and the community of transit riders across multiple formats and sites including buses, trains and stations in Los Angeles County and online. Tag your selfie #SomosWeAreLA to join in Metro’s portrait exhibition and share your journey, too!
Limited edition TAP cards are Metro’s smallest artworks that fit inside pockets and accompany transit riders on their journeys.