Jose Ramirez, Las Tres Reinas, 2009

Jose Ramirez, Las Tres Reinas, 2009


Jose Ramirez
Las Tres Reinas, 2009
Serigraph, Ed. 189

Jose Ramirez has, as an artist, illustrated children’s books, painted murals and completed commissions for numerous organizations and individuals. He has taught in LAUSD for over 23 years and is currently teaching 3rd grade at Esperanza Elementary in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles.

He received a BFA (1990) and an MFA (1993) in art from UC Berkeley.  In 1995, he received a California Teaching Credential from CSULA.  In 2001, he received the California Community Foundation Visual Artist Fellowship. In 2017, he completed commissions for Chapman College, South Pasadena’s Eclectic Music Festival, and Trejo’s Tacos (Pasadena). He worked with Altamed, National Immigration Law Center, National Day Labor Organizing Network, California Wellness Foundation, Inner City Struggle, Community Coalition and Self Help Graphics.  His work was exhibited at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington DC, Avenue 50 Gallery in Highland Park and Homegirl Café in Los Angeles.  His paintings were featured on the CBS TV show, The Good Fight.  He is currently working on a children’s book about the life of Carlos Santana, for Atheneum Books.

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