Arturo Urista encodes stories and personal narrative into his works through the use of symbol’s and abstraction. The angled crosses that pattern the background of City Terrace, reflect Urista’s relationship to christianity and the large yellow swaths of color the rising of the sun. Urista’s work speaks to flow of information from the unconscious to the conscious mind, he creates the compositions for his work by bringing together bit’s and and pieces of thoughts and images to create a unified whole.
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records
Arturo Urista grew up in the City Terrace area of East Los Angeles, CA. He earned an AA in architectural drafting from Don Bosco Technical Institute, Rosemead, CA, and a BA in art design and sociology and an MA in sociology from California State U...Read More ⟶