Juliana Martinez Art

murals, mosaics, painting, jewelry

Juliana Martinez

Juliana with SculptureJuliana Martinez, a native of Miramar, Santurce, Puerto Rico, has been making mosaics since she was 6 years old. She is primarily a mosaic and water feature artist, specializing in Public Art, but also a veteran chalk artist, painter, and assemblage artist. She holds an EDD in Education, and in addition to being an artist, has been teaching and mentoring for 28 years. She was an art teacher at the prestigious Notre Dame Academy Girls’ High School in West Los Angeles, taught during the Gulf War on a Native American Reservation in New Mexico, been lead teacher in a one-room school in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and has mentored at-risk teenagers at street painting workshops and in the LAPD’s Jeopardy Program over the last 20 years. Juliana was chosen as a resident artist of Los Angeles for 2014-2015 by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and was chosen to receive a “heart” on the “Walk of Hearts” in Canoga Park in recognition for her work with at-risk, disadvantaged, and developmentally disabled children.

She has worked and taught in California, Oregon, Puerto Rico, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico, the last as part of a team the City of Los Angeles commissioned as part of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

She has participated in over 100 gallery shows and exhibitions, has been a resident artist in multiple locations, and has curated many art exhibitions.

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Juliana's mural mosaics, paintings and collaborative efforts with other artists.

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Juliana's mosaic tile furniture from various exhibits.

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Juliana's Guitartown and privately commissioned ten-foot Gibson Les Paul scultpures.

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Graphic Illustrations

Personal and commissioned graphic illustrations.

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Jewelry and More

Juliana's custom jewelry, pottery, accessories and more!

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Juliana's custom paintings.

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Chalk Art

Chalk art from Juliana and other artists from various street festivals she has hosted.

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In the Studio

Juliana's process behind the scenes.

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