Lalo Cota Archives

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Photo by Gianluca D’Elia   Local artist Lalo Cota has spiced up the traditional 19th-century still life fruit bowl with one of his latest projects. Teaming up with UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, Cota designed a vibrant, Arizona-inspired mural of fresh food on the western wall of Nourish Phoenix, a Downtown Phoenix food bank that also provides clothing, household items and assistance with Medicaid applications. Previously, Cota has painted murals on the exterior walls of Phoenix schools...

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A striking new mural has gone up on the side of Carly’s Bistro on Roosevelt Row in commemoration of Black History Month. The Black History Matters mural depicts, from left to right, Huey P. Newton, Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael. It is part of the Black History Month Mural Project organized by Gizette Knight and Reality Dreams. As part of the project, 28 murals, each depicting three figures from black history, are being painted throughout...

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