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Heriberto Luna
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Heriberto Luna
los angeles , California - United States
Oil Painting - Portraits & Figures


Biography

Born in Mexico City in 1976, he immigrated to the United States a year after. Of 6 children, he is the second to the youngest. Heriberto Luna comes from a colorful background. His grandfather was one of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata’s soldiers, and his father was in the Mexican army. His grandmother was a Mayan shaman, fluent in two indigenous languages.

Graduating from Franklin High School, in Los Angeles, Luna was surrounded by gangs but found his salvation at age 16 as a volunteer for ARTScorpsLA (ACLA). At La Tierra de la Culebra, an urban art park in North East LA, he developed his skills as an earth sculptor and painter. Combined with his passion for performing Aztec dancing as both a dancer and a drummer, the artistic exposure gave him focus and strengthened his resolve to rise above the bad circumstances around him.

During his years at La Culebra, as the park is affectionately called, Luna assisted on major mural projects with L. A’s most influential...
phone: 323-321-4308
website: hluna
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exhibits
2008-12-02
EXHIBITS

2008 Ancient Ofrenda, Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology
Tempe, AZ

2008 A Seat in the Imagination the Chair, Howeeduzzit Gallery,
Alhambra, CA

2008 Silent Auction and Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA

2008 El Dia De Los Muertos, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, Ca

2008 16th Annual Art Action benefiting The Heart Project, The Wallis Annenberg
Building at the California Science Center in Exposition Park, L.A, CA

2008 Mayan-inspired works solo exhibit, The Southwest Museum of the
American Indian, Los Angeles, CA

2008 6th annual Route 66 Art Auction, Eagle Rock Center for The Arts,
Los Angeles, CA

2008 4th annual Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2008 Inspiration of love, Encantada Gallery of fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

2007 3rd Annual Holiday Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Solo Exhibit, Bluebirdarthouse Gallery, Whittier, CA

2007 A Celebration of Life, installation, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA

2007 Blurring the Line, the DA Gallery, Pomona, CA

2007 Ofrendas, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2007 Turquoise Jubilee Action, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM

2007 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2007 Ontario Jury Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2007 Day Laborers, Acuna Art Gallery, Oxnard, CA



2008 Ancient Ofrenda, Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology
Tempe, AZ

2008 A Seat in the Imagination the Chair, Howeeduzzit Gallery,
Alhambra, CA

2008 Silent Auction and Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA

2008 El Dia De Los Muertos, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, Ca

2008 16th Annual Art Action benefiting The Heart Project, The Wallis Annenberg
Building at the California Science Center in Exposition Park, L.A, CA

2008 Mayan-inspired works solo exhibit, The Southwest Museum of the
American Indian, Los Angeles, CA

2008 6th annual Route 66 Art Auction, Eagle Rock Center for The Arts,
Los Angeles, CA

2008 4th annual Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2008 Inspiration of love, Encantada Gallery of fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

2007 3rd Annual Holiday Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Solo Exhibit, Bluebirdarthouse Gallery, Whittier, CA

2007 A Celebration of Life, installation, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA

2007 Blurring the Line, the DA Gallery, Pomona, CA

2007 Ofrendas, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2007 Turquoise Jubilee Action, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM

2007 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2007 Ontario Jury Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2007 Day Laborers, Acuna Art Gallery, Oxnard, CA

EXHIBITS

2008 Ancient Ofrenda, Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology
Tempe, AZ

2008 A Seat in the Imagination the Chair, Howeeduzzit Gallery,
Alhambra, CA

2008 Silent Auction and Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA

2008 El Dia De Los Muertos, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, Ca

2008 16th Annual Art Action benefiting The Heart Project, The Wallis Annenberg
Building at the California Science Center in Exposition Park, L.A, CA

2008 Mayan-inspired works solo exhibit, The Southwest Museum of the
American Indian, Los Angeles, CA

2008 6th annual Route 66 Art Auction, Eagle Rock Center for The Arts,
Los Angeles, CA

2008 4th annual Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2008 Inspiration of love, Encantada Gallery of fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

2007 3rd Annual Holiday Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Solo Exhibit, Bluebirdarthouse Gallery, Whittier, CA

2007 A Celebration of Life, installation, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA

2007 Blurring the Line, the DA Gallery, Pomona, CA

2007 Ofrendas, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2007 Turquoise Jubilee Action, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM

2007 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2007 Ontario Jury Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2007 Day Laborers, Acuna Art Gallery, Oxnard, CA



2007 Diversity, ChimMaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Route 66 Art Auction, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Christmas Sale, Bluebirdarthouse Gallery, Whittier, CA

2006 Dancing with the Dead, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2006 Dia de los Muertos, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2006 Into the Future-Aztlan, the DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2006 Chicano Now, Latino Art Museum, Pomona, CA

2006 Velvet, Instituto de Cultural de Baja California, Tijuana, México

2006 Turquoise Jubilee Auction, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM

2006 A Starry Night in Highland Park, MorYork Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 From the Collection of Arroyo Seco, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts,
Los Angeles, CA

2006 Cinco De Mayo, Michelle Chase Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

2006 2nd Annual Juried Art Show, Pico Rivera Centre for the Arts,
Pico Rivera, CA

2006 Route 66 Art Auction, Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA

2006 Benefit auction, Carlotta’s Passion Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA

2006 Night of Art, Cantera Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

2005 Latino Artists of Los Angeles, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA

2005 2nd Annual Holiday Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2005 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2005 The Journey Home, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL

Heriberto Luna 131 south ave 63 apt # 26 Los Angeles, CA 90042
(323) 321-4308 hluna2525@yahoo.com
EXHIBITS


2005 Emerging from Aztlan, the DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2005 Tesoros, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

2005 Una Noche de Esperanza, 10th Annual Arts/ Auction, Paramount Studios Hollywood, CA

2005 Reflections of Who We Are, Arte Diseno Gallery, Monrovia, CA

2005 Arizona International Latino/a .fine art market, Arizona Estate
University Kerr Cultural Center, Scottsdale, AZ

2005 Ontario Juried Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2005 La Madre Poderosa, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM

2004 Indigenous Culture Art, California State University, Northridge, CA

2004 Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art,
Ontario, CA

2004 Aztlan Dos/La Familia, DA Center for The Arts., Pomona, CA

2004 Chicano Biennale, Latino Art Museum, Claremont, CA

2004 Fiesta de Colores exhibit, Sub gallery, University of New México,
Albuquerque, NM

2004 Christmas Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Ángeles, CA

2004 Art Auction, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA

2004 Strangers in Our Own Land, Latino Art Museum, Claremont, CA

2003 Fundraiser and Art Auction, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Latino/a Art Auction and Symposia, Anthropology Museum,
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2003 Seeing Red, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA





2003 Returning to Aztlan, DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2003 When the Stream Spirit Rises, Galleria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Da y of The Dead Celebration, Plaza de la Raza, CA

2002 Chicano Visión, Galería Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Mujer como un rio-Woman like a river, Galería Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Highland Park Art Trek, Galeria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2001 Day of the Dead, Galeria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA


2007 Diversity, ChimMaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Route 66 Art Auction, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Christmas Sale, Bluebirdarthouse Gallery, Whittier, CA

2006 Dancing with the Dead, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2006 Dia de los Muertos, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2006 Into the Future-Aztlan, the DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2006 Chicano Now, Latino Art Museum, Pomona, CA

2006 Velvet, Instituto de Cultural de Baja California, Tijuana, México

2006 Turquoise Jubilee Auction, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM

2006 A Starry Night in Highland Park, MorYork Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 From the Collection of Arroyo Seco, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts,
Los Angeles, CA

2006 Cinco De Mayo, Michelle Chase Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

2006 2nd Annual Juried Art Show, Pico Rivera Centre for the Arts,
Pico Rivera, CA

2006 Route 66 Art Auction, Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA

2006 Benefit auction, Carlotta’s Passion Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA

2006 Night of Art, Cantera Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

2005 Latino Artists of Los Angeles, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA

2005 2nd Annual Holiday Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2005 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2005 The Journey Home, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL



2005 Emerging from Aztlan, the DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2005 Tesoros, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

2005 Una Noche de Esperanza, 10th Annual Arts/ Auction, Paramount Studios Hollywood, CA

2005 Reflections of Who We Are, Arte Diseno Gallery, Monrovia, CA

2005 Arizona International Latino/a .fine art market, Arizona Estate
University Kerr Cultural Center, Scottsdale, AZ

2005 Ontario Juried Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2005 La Madre Poderosa, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM

2004 Indigenous Culture Art, California State University, Northridge, CA

2004 Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art,
Ontario, CA

2004 Aztlan Dos/La Familia, DA Center for The Arts., Pomona, CA

2004 Chicano Biennale, Latino Art Museum, Claremont, CA

2004 Fiesta de Colores exhibit, Sub gallery, University of New México,
Albuquerque, NM

2004 Christmas Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Ángeles, CA

2004 Art Auction, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA

2004 Strangers in Our Own Land, Latino Art Museum, Claremont, CA

2003 Fundraiser and Art Auction, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Latino/a Art Auction and Symposia, Anthropology Museum,
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2003 Seeing Red, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA


2003 Returning to Aztlan, DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2003 When the Stream Spirit Rises, Galleria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Da y of The Dead Celebration, Plaza de la Raza, CA

2002 Chicano Visión, Galería Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Mujer como un rio-Woman like a river, Galería Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Highland Park Art Trek, Galeria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2001 Day of the Dead, Galeria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA


2007 Diversity, ChimMaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Route 66 Art Auction, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Christmas Sale, Bluebirdarthouse Gallery, Whittier, CA

2006 Dancing with the Dead, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2006 Dia de los Muertos, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2006 Into the Future-Aztlan, the DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2006 Chicano Now, Latino Art Museum, Pomona, CA

2006 Velvet, Instituto de Cultural de Baja California, Tijuana, México

2006 Turquoise Jubilee Auction, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM

2006 A Starry Night in Highland Park, MorYork Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 From the Collection of Arroyo Seco, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts,
Los Angeles, CA

2006 Cinco De Mayo, Michelle Chase Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

2006 2nd Annual Juried Art Show, Pico Rivera Centre for the Arts,
Pico Rivera, CA

2006 Route 66 Art Auction, Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA

2006 Benefit auction, Carlotta’s Passion Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA

2006 Night of Art, Cantera Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

2005 Latino Artists of Los Angeles, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA

2005 2nd Annual Holiday Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2005 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2005 The Journey Home, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL




2005 Emerging from Aztlan, the DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2005 Tesoros, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

2005 Una Noche de Esperanza, 10th Annual Arts/ Auction, Paramount Studios Hollywood, CA

2005 Reflections of Who We Are, Arte Diseno Gallery, Monrovia, CA

2005 Arizona International Latino/a .fine art market, Arizona Estate
University Kerr Cultural Center, Scottsdale, AZ

2005 Ontario Juried Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2005 La Madre Poderosa, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM

2004 Indigenous Culture Art, California State University, Northridge, CA

2004 Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibition, Museum of History and Art,
Ontario, CA

2004 Aztlan Dos/La Familia, DA Center for The Arts., Pomona, CA

2004 Chicano Biennale, Latino Art Museum, Claremont, CA

2004 Fiesta de Colores exhibit, Sub gallery, University of New México,
Albuquerque, NM

2004 Christmas Sale, Ave 50 Studio, Los Ángeles, CA

2004 Art Auction, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA

2004 Strangers in Our Own Land, Latino Art Museum, Claremont, CA

2003 Fundraiser and Art Auction, Ave 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Latino/a Art Auction and Symposia, Anthropology Museum,
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2003 Seeing Red, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA




2003 Returning to Aztlan, DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA

2003 When the Stream Spirit Rises, Galleria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Da y of The Dead Celebration, Plaza de la Raza, CA

2002 Chicano Visión, Galería Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Mujer como un rio-Woman like a river, Galería Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Highland Park Art Trek, Galeria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA

2001 Day of the Dead, Galeria Mundo, Los Angeles, CA



2007-07-17


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