05 Oct Gloria “Toti” Bell | October 12 – November 1
Toti Bell is a native California artist known for her works in the Mexican Folk Art and Dia de los Muertos traditions. Born and raised in East Los Angeles her art expresses her Mexican heritage through the mediums of acrylic, watercolor and ceramics. Toti has continued evolving as an artist drawing from those traditional roots and is generally considered to be one of the most prolific Dia de los Muertos artists in the United States. She has published three years of the original Dia de los Muertos calendar honoring the Mexican tradition of remembering past family members and important historical and cultural contemporaries.
Toti Bell’s art has been sold in the Latin American Museum of Art in Long Beach, California, the Southwest and Gene Autry Museums in Los Angeles, California, the Heard and Chicano Museums in Phoenix, Arizona, the Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona, the Buddy Holly Museum in Austin, Texas, the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts in Globe, and the Copper Mine Picture Café Gallery in Miami, Arizona. Toti creates from her art studios in Banning, California and Miami, Arizona.