Thursday, October 20, 2011

USC Students Go on L.A. Power Trip

Part of the article: The youngest artist in the show, 19-year-old Sand One, painted an homage to her mother, a Mexican social worker relegated to restaurant jobs after immigrating to the United States.

"Most people think about immigrating to the United States and the American dream and upward mobility, but there's downward mobility for her to give her daughter a better life," Wong said.

Sand One's series of immigrant restaurant workers struck a chord with El Centro Chicano director Billy Vela, who worked in his college dining facility as a student.

Read article HERE
Dreams Deferred: Artists Respond to Immigration Reform, an exhibition presented by CAM and El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, which runs through Dec. 18
Chinese American Museum
425 North Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, 90012
12/10/2010 - 12/18/2011
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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