About Gloria

gloria galvez is a Los Angeles based artist and community organizer. gloria works to subvert and dismantle status quo culture, norms and institutes that perpetuate the subjugation of communities in economic, political and social margins. She is also interested in creating access to physical and abstract spaces of possibility, imagination and self-determination for individuals for whom it’s constantly denied. Gloria has organized with Critical Resistance LA and the Youth Justice Coalition to challenge and abolish the prison industrial complex and the criminalization of communities of color. In 2013-2016, she was a cofounding member of the pop-rasquache digital arts collective CH-R-O-M-E. Her work has been exhibited at CalArts, Mike Kelly’s Mobile Homestead, East Seventh Punx, Chuco’s Justice Center and other LA based galleries and organizations.