Lucinda is an Internationally known muralist and painter born and raised in Glendale, AZ. She is Xicana: Apache and Yaqui Descent. In 2012 she began curating underground art shows, which led her to curate solo exhibits for local artists in Phoenix, AZ. In 2017, she was invited to paint for “Wall Therapy” in Rochester, NY, then O+Positive Mural Festival in 2018. She has shown in several Galleries and Museums across the US including ChimMaya Gallery in East LA, La Bodega San Diego, CA, Frost Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, Tangent Gallery in Milwaukee, ASU Gammage, Arizona History Museum, and NAU Art Museum to name a few. And most recently was invited by the US Embassy of France to paint a 7 story mural in Marseille, France for the neighborhood of Plan d’ou.
Lucinda is quickly gaining popularity around the country due to her incredible talent as a muralist and commitment to social justice issues. Her murals and paintings are influenced stylistically and thematically by Chicano, Indigenous Art and Spirituality. She embodies the aesthetic and ideals of Chicano Culture, Native issues and sets it in a contemporary context creating a dialect between art and society. She has worked alongside Civil Rights Organizations non-profits such as: Promise AZ, ACLU of Arizona, ACLU Nationwide, Poder in Action and LUCHA. In May of 2018, Lucinda was recognized for her work and advocacy inside The Arizona State Senate by Senator Catherine Miranda. In May 2019 AZ Congressman Greg Stanton met Lucinda to discuss her #MMIW Mural and the topic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
Lucinda continues to address social issues with her work. She has spoken at conferences, schools, and panels. One being at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, AZ for “La Revolucion: The Legacy of Mural Art in the SouthWest” and in Rochester, NY for a Wall Therapy conference titled “Art and Social Change at Times of Crisis”. Lucinda has just recently appeared as the main character for the short film “La Morena”. The film reached international news and has been published in LA Times, ABC News and aired on National TV show “Right This Minute” Lucinda continues to use her activism to serve local communities.