More Westside Artwork of the
Virgen de Guadalupe
Left: Portrait of the Virgin by Hector Heredia, 1996; Right: Tatita Dios. A "moving shrine" that is passed amongst Catholic
parish women on the Westside. The women keep the shrine for a day to
pray to it and put money in the box for the Church.
Left: Top of Yard Shrine, Columbia St. Barrio Hollywood.
Notice how the flowers act as clouds the Virgin stands on; Right:Mural by David Tineo, Menlo Park Video. "I love the Virgin with
all my heart." (Maria "Tia Chingali-Chingi" Gonzales, owner)
Left: "My brother gave me this statue of la Virgen before he passed away." (C. Savaneta; Barrio Sovaco); Right:
Mural by area youth, Anita Street Market, Barrio Anita. "I'm very proud of the kids. [We] put it there because of the graffiti ... now the neighborhood respects the wall." (Mario Lopez Soto, owner)