Sandy Rodriguez is an artist and independent educator. Her paintings capture moments of transformation in the social and cultural landscape of Los Angeles, with a focus on themes of the persistence of place, activism, and physical and cultural regeneration. She was raised in San Diego, Tijuana, and Los Angeles. Rodriguez attended California Institute of Arts and has exhibited at institutions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Art+ Practice, Los Angeles and Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles. She is the 2016-2017 Artist-in-Residence for Los Angeles County Arts Commission and recently completed her fourteen-month residency with Art + Practice in Leimert Park. Her Studio75 collaborative Some Place Chronicles Book project A Place We Call Home: East of La Cienega and South of Stocker is due out this spring. Sandy has been featured on CBC Radio Canada Hour le Monde, KQED Statewide Report, KPCC’s Off Ramp, Los Angeles Times, and KCET.