John Valadez is a pioneering artist and muralist renowned for his photo-realistic rendering of Chicano life in Southern California. His subject matter is marginalized people and he uses his hyper-real technique to imbue his paintings and murals with metaphoric and symbolic meaning. Latinopia asked John to talk about what he strives for in his work. This video was produced, is owned and copyrighted by Barrio Dog Productions Inc. and is posted on vimeo and Latinopia.com by permission.

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