Working Poor at Self Help Graphics & Art, East L.A. / by Wendy Murray

 Working Poor, East L.A. 2017

Working Poor, East L.A. 2017

The Collaboration
Earlier this summer, Wendy Murray, an artist from Australia, stopped by our studio hoping to make a print. Murray first heard about Self Help Graphics & Art from printmakers back home. She is the first artist from Australia to visit our studio since the 1980s. When she first arrived to our space she was instantly introduced to Dewey Tafoya. The pair sat down and had an open discussion about their lives. They talked about everything from job insecurity to high rents to their art practices. The parallel in their lives inspired the subject of their collaboration- the working poor class.... read more >