Eriberto Oriol
Painter and Photographer

The Artist’s DREAM and the MUSE
The artist’s dream is to be able to live off his or her art.
The Muse is the one who believes in the power of the arts; trust their taste and intuition.
Just like with Picasso, Van Gogh and other great artist, needed a Muse, so does Eriberto.

Limited Edition photos and prints

Underground – METRO – Los Angeles

“Historical and Breath Taking”
When Eriberto was down there taking the photos, he was amazed; it was a totally different world.
It reminded Eriberto of Dante’s poem, The Divine Comedy and the descent to the underworld.

Gold Line and Red Line to the Civic Center: https://eribertooriol.wordpress.com/underground-metro.

They are amazing and a great insight into the process of excavating and making the dream of the Los Angeles metro underground a reality. Besides these photos being historical they are also spectacular.

If you are art collector and looking for a great investment, contact:  angelicaartx@yahoo.com

Samples of Eriberto’s art: ForbiddenArtLA.com

Samples of Angelica’s art: MangoAzul.com

CONTRIBUTION to the ARTS

Eriberto has contributed to the arts for many years; here is part of the story of the contributions and the exhibits that he produced at the Pico House Story . His dream is to now dedicate his efforts to create art and contribute to the ARTS with his art.

Eriberto has featured artwork from artists:  Carlos Almaraz, Alfredo De Batuc, Guillermo Bert, David Botello, Rudy Calderon, Elsa Flores, Margaret Garcia, Wayne Healy, Willie Herron, Rosalyn Mesquita, Francesco Siqueiros, Eloy Torrez, John Valadez and Patssi Valdez. Exhibit ran from February 25 – April 8, 1989.

Patssi sold every one of her pieces she had at the Pico House. A curator from France saw her work there and soon her work was seen in France, Spain and Sweden  March 21, 1992  Valdez full story in the L A Times.

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Other artists featured at the Pico House were: Alfredo Banuelos, Ulysses Diaz, Isabel Martinez, Margaret Guzman and Eriberto Oriol.

Some of the Graffiti artists: Slick, Hex, Duke, Mandoe, Skill and others Burning Desire story in Frank 151.

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Eriberto Oriol

L A WEEKLY named featured Eriberto as a”Local Hero” for the work he was producing with artist at the Pico House.  In the art review by top L A Times art critic, William Wilson called him a people’s aesthete.

Born in Indio, CA, Eriberto Oriol grew up in the San Diego neighborhood of Barrio Logan before relocating to Los Angeles, his home now for over three decades. In addition to expanding his internationally recognized portfolio of photographs of LA Latino street life, street art and graffiti, a talent he would later pass down to son Estevan, he and wife Angelica Gonzalez-Oriol are enthusiastic, proactive supporters of the local art scene, which led them to curate the first major exhibition of graffiti art in Los Angeles in 1989. In addition to the recognition the Oriols received from the Los Angeles City Council for the show’s contribution to the community and the praise from numerous media outlets, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles acquired a featured artwork for its permanent collection.

Select galleries that have exhibited Eriberto’s work to date include Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles Chinese American Museum (CAM), Crewest Gallery, Los Angeles and Anno Domini, San Jose, while commercial projects have ranged from work for the NBA, Nike, Vans and T Mobil to Jokerbrand, LA Metro, Altamont Apparel and Warner Bros. In addition to featuring in Los Angeles: Portrait of a City (Kevin Starr, David L. Ulin, Jim Heimann, TASCHEN Books, 2009), Eriberto and his work have been profiled in The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Daily Telegraph, Downtown News – Los Angeles, Vogue Australia, Mass Appeal, tasj magazine, Swindle, Thrasher, Hypebeast, Rebel Ink, Juxtapoz, 38 Timez, Oversight, Warp, Scratch, Rime, Fader Magazine,  Format Magazine and Freshness Mag, amongst numerous other national and international print and online media outlets. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles.

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