Gloria Galvez

Gloria Galvez is Los Angeles based and maintains a practice committed to creating and expanding access to physical and abstract spaces of possibility, imagination, and self-determination, especially for individuals for whom it’s constantly denied. She has organized with community organizations like the Youth Justice Coalition - who works to challenge and transform punitive models of judicial justice that youth, especially youth of color, are submitted to, and with Mutual Aid Action Los Angeles - a grassroots organization promoting a culture of community mutual aid especially around food justice. And she has exhibited at alternative spaces like Chuco’s Justice Center - a youth community center with an alternative high school, East 7th Punx - a Punk club, the Radical Mycology Convergence - a large-scale convergence for amateur mycologist and Delano Recreation Center - a parks and recreation community center, along with traditional art spaces like the Los Angeles Municipal Gallery (LAMAG), California Institute of the Arts, Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead, Navel, Human Resources, The Women’s Center for Creative Work and Le Maximum. And she has presented at the International Gathering of Politics, Art, Sports, and Culture for Women in Struggle hosted by Ej√©rcito Zapatista de Liberaci√≥n Nacional (EZLN), The Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC) at University of California Berkeley, and the Los Angeles Art Book Fair by Printed Matter in addition to other art, educational and community based places.