Stockton Boulevard Community Development Corporation

The artist, who prefers to be known as 2Hermano, was born and raised in North Sacramento. Art was not foremost in his
thoughts. “I was very left-brained really into logic and math,” says 2Hermano. “Then in 2006, after a trip to Costa Rica, I began questioning my purpose.” 2Hermano had never drawn or doodled. After buying a small paint set, he began collaborating with his brother who was sculpting. “I still haven’t reached my peak. This is all still new to
me, from barely picking up a pencil to freehand spray painting on a wall.”

The new mural was many months of creative planning. Local Latino and Latina high school students and 2Hermano
collaborated to create a visual interpretation of the students’ culture and family. Their ideas tied to the Folklórico-style of
performing arts at Instituto Mazatlán de Bellas Artes (IMBA).

The mural was funded by the City of Sacramento’s Creative Economy Grant.

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