John Valadez, artist and muralist highly active in the Chicano Arts Movement
John Valadez is a realist painter and muralist whose works has been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the U.S., Europe, and Mexico. In the 1970s and 1980s Valadez worked actively with Chicano Arts
collectives such as Los Four and Centro de Arte Publico
in Highland Park. Valadez's work often are murals focused on giving visibility to a Mexican-American Los Angeles.