Michael Amescua was born in Morenci, Arizona and currently lives in East LA. Amescua obtained a degree in Anthropology from Occidental College, specializing in Pre-Columbian myth and ritual, and is a long time artist in residence at Self-Help Graphics in East Los Angeles. Working in steel as a primary medium, he reinterprets traditional art forms and his pieces can be found in collections at UCLA, the Rincon Indian Reservation, and the Wilfredo Lam Museum in Havana, Cuba.
Works in Our Collection
Ten-color serigraph, 1990
34 3/4 x 22 inches paper and image
Gift of Rene and Norma Molina and Museum Purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency