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Artist: Nuria Ortiz (Ms. Yellow)

NURIA ORTIZ (Ms. Yellow - b. 1987, Long Beach, California) is a self-taught muralist, artist and craftswoman whose work often explores culture, folklore, sisterhood, education, unity, love and social justice. The Mexican American artist’s experiences growing up in the South Bay fostered a strong interest in community engagement. She has facilitated art workshops and mentored youth through Boys & Girls clubs, schools, and community centers. Her artwork and murals have been displayed​ in museums, galleries and streets throughout the United States and abroad in Australia, Egypt, France, Japan, Mexico and Spain.