Photo: Maya Sugarman/KPCC

Sandy Rodriguez is an artist and independent educator. Her artwork investigates the methods and materials of painting across cultures and histories. Her most recent work includes the Codex Rodriguez-Mondragón, a series of maps and paintings about the intersections of politics, history, and cultura. Raised in San Diego, Tijuana, and Los Angeles, she has exhibited in San Diego at The Museum of Contemporary Art, and in Los Angeles at Art+Practice and Self Help Graphics. This fall you can see her work at Riverside Art Museum as well as The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Music Center, the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County.


City of Los Angeles COLA Master Artist Fellowship (2018-2019)

American for the Arts Public Art Network Year In Review ‎2017 award (2018)

Department of Cultural Affairs Cultural Trailblazer Award (2017-18)

Artist-in-Residence for Los Angeles County Arts Commission (2016-2017)

Artist-in-Residence at Art+Practice in Leimert Park (2014-15)