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David Tineo

David Tineo is another early muralist still active locally. Tineo frequently works with local youth, and especially with school children. Both Pazos and Tineo have been strongly influenced by the Mexican mural movement of the early 20th Century.

University of Arizona Press Mural by David Tineo,
University of Arizona Press Mural by David Tineo,
1230 North Park Avenue, 1988. Photo 1989
[image courtesy of James S. Griffith]

For this mural Tineo moves away from the pastel palette of his earlier work and presents a series of images concerning knowledge and literature in the Sonoran Desert.

"Lo Bueno" by David Tineo and neighborhood youth, 1984
"Lo Bueno" by David Tineo and neighborhood youth, 1984;
South Tucson Housing Project, 6125-1713 South 3rd Avenue, photo 1987
[image courtesy of James S. Griffith]

This large mural is accompanied by "Lo Malo" and "Los South Projects." It is an excellent representation of Tineo's 1970s and 1980s style.

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