- Felix Quintana
- Los Angeles, CA
Felix Quintana is a visual artist, educator, and first generation Salvadoran from Southeast Los Angeles. His multidisciplinary process spans drawing, photography, collage, digital media, writing, and teaching. His practice examines place, memory, and the street as a site for artistic activism, intervention, and critique.
Quintana received an MFA in Photography from San Jose State University (2021) and a BA in Art from Cal Poly Humboldt (2014). Solo exhibitions include Residency Art Gallery, SOMArts Cultural Center, Cypress College, and Avenue 50 Studio. Select group exhibitions include LAXART, Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Museum of Latin American Art Long Beach, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Francisco State University Art Gallery, Arion Press, among many others. His work has been published in NPR, LA Times, The Guardian, KCET, ArtNews, and more. His work can be found in the permanent collection of Oakland Museum of California, Altamed Art Collection, and Cal Poly Humboldt.
He currently teaches at UCLA Visual and Performing Arts Education program, Cerritos College Photography department, and has worked as a teaching artist and mentor at the Hammer Museum, artworxLA, Slanguage Studio, Plaza de La Raza, Self Help Graphics & Art, Southern Exposure, South Gate Museum, Greetings from South Central LA, Las Fotos Project, and many more. Quintana has been an artist in residence at MACLA, Working Partnerships USA, andMeta Open Arts in the San Franisco Bay Area. He currently lives, works, and teaches in Los Angeles, CA.