ARTURO MEJIA

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I am interested in the way ideas are mentally constructed before they are made manifest or tangible. My work represents the duration of thought from nothingness to clear idea in the imagination. I am a first generation native of Los Angeles whose work is inspired by the combination of that American urban sprawl and the Mexican village life of my extended family. This first-hand bi-cultural experience has increased my awareness of natural and urban environments and contrasting social structures, contexts, and perceptions all of which inform my work.