Art meets athletes this year for Homeboy Industries 5k Run/Walk on Saturday October 18, from 8am to noon. Along the race route, runners and walkers and experience entertainment including taiko drummers, musicians from the Compton High School Marching Band and live painting by students from the Los Angele County High School for the Arts.
I was honored to be asked to coordinate the art portion--which on the surface seems like a pretty monumental task: Sixty feet of chain link fence, and artists representing a wide swath of LA's vast cultural mix. Oh and three hours to hang 80 pieces for a show that lasts four hours, from 8am to noon....
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