Leonardo Bravo
Leonardo Bravo

Leonardo Bravo is an artist, educator, and curator. As Director of School Programs at the Music Center he oversees the implementation of Visual and Performing Arts Education programs for schools and districts across Los Angeles County. He is also the founder and organizer of Big City Forum, an interdisciplinary project designed to bring together creative practitioners over issues related the social dimension of art and creativity. When he is not utterly exhausted from all this activity he manages to put paint to paper and exhibits his humble works is galleries and art fairs. Leonardo Bravo received his MFA from the University of Southern California and his BFA from Otis College of Art & Design.

Recent Articles
Big City Forum: Peter Zellner, Analia Saban, Adriana Cuellar and Marcel Sanchez-Prieto

Big City Forum: Peter Zellner, Analia Saban, Adriana Cuellar and Marcel Sanchez-Prieto

In conjunction with the exhibition "Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie," Big City Forum presents an event that examines how we respond to public space.
Big City Forum: Spaces In-Between at WUHO
Big City Forum: Spaces In-Between at WUHO
Spaces In-Between is a community led project intended to advance broader participation in public discourse.
Big City Forum: November Almanac, A Book in Space
Big City Forum: November Almanac, A Book in Space
November Almanac is an installation at the WUHO Gallery that examines our greater understanding of where and how we are fed by L.A., the city where our food so mysteriously grows.
Big City Forum: The Hub at WUHO
Big City Forum: The Hub at WUHO
BCF: The Hub presents three separate collaborative presentations focusing on ideas and social narratives around the concept of space and envisioning our relationship to change both at an intimate, personal level and at the urban scale.
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icon, Architecture/ Design discipline

Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

icon, Community Arts discipline

Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

icon, Cultural Politics discipline

Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

icon, Film & Media Arts discipline

Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

icon, Literature discipline


Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline


Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

icon, Music discipline


A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

icon, Performance discipline


Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

icon, Visual Arts discipline

Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.

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