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Mata Ruda

By April 19, 2019November 12th, 2019No Comments

Mata Ruda is a Latin American public artist who was born in San Jose, Costa Rica to Colombian and Costa Rican parents and spent his childhood in Caracas, Venezuela until he moved to the U.SA. Using cultural iconography Mata Ruda creates murals that empower overlooked communities, illustrate local cultures, and speak upon contemporary social issues. Many of his murals and projects also lend a special focus on humanity’s relationship with the environment and how understanding one’s surroundings and rediscovering nature can be mind opening and spiritual healing.