More Westside Artwork of the Virgen de Guadalupe

 

Portrait of the Virgin by Hector Heredia, 1996
Portrait of the Virgin by Hector Heredia, 1996

 

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.
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.

 

 

Top of Yard Shrine, Columbia St. Barrio Hollywood. Notice how the flowers act as clouds the Virgin stands on
Top of Yard Shrine, Columbia St. Barrio Hollywood. Notice how the flowers act as clouds the Virgin stands on

 

Mural by David Tineo, Menlo Park Video. "I love the Virgin with all my heart." (Maria "Tia Chingali-Chingi" Gonzales, owner)
Mural by David Tineo, Menlo Park Video. "I love the Virgin with all my heart." (Maria "Tia Chingali-Chingi" Gonzales, owner)

 

My brother gave me this statue of la Virgen before he passed away." (C. Savaneta; Barrio Sovaco)
My brother gave me this statue of la Virgen before he passed away." (C. Savaneta; Barrio Sovaco)

 

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)
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)