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Paul Botello is the brother of East Los Streetscraper co-founder, David Botello. He began helping his brother at age 8, and went on to earn his BA and MFA at UC Los Angeles. In 1997, he was a visiting professor at Pitzer College in Claremont. In the late 90’s, he was contracted to create murals for the Boyle Heights Metro Station (which in 1997, was halted indefinitely. (Robin K. Dunitz, Street Gallery, Guide to over 1000 Los Angeles Murals)

Interhueman

Paul Botello
San Bernandino Valley

Addresses the themes of race, color, and unity.

A Shared Hope

Paul Botello
Mid City

The themes are education , hope, and immigration. The school is composed of immigrants from Central America.

The Wall That Speaks, Sings, and Shouts

Paul Botello
East LA

Title: Muro que Habla, Canta y Grita (“The Wall That Speak, Sings, and Shouts”). Photo: © Stephen L. Williams 2011

The Family, Education, In Harmony, Welcome

Paul Botello
Long Beach

Artist: Paul Botello with Alex Castro and Meshel Naraez . 4 panels. Photo: © Robin Dunitz

In Loving Memory

Paul Botello
East LA

Photo: © Robin Dunitz

The Greatest Love

Paul Botello
East LA

An alchemy of science and religion, unifying man and woman with nature and God.

Virgin's Seed

Paul Botello
East LA

A contemporary tribute to a traditional Mexican icon, the Virgin of Guadalupe. Two giants surround the Virgin.

The Living Temple

Paul Botello
East LA

Illustrates the message that youth have a choice to make: either become creative and make a contribution or choose the destruction and se

Combined Forces

Paul Botello
Northeast LA, Highland Park

The complex themes of family, technological progress, and environmental concerns are addressed in this painting.