October 30, 2019
Exhibitions

Marina Perez Wong at The Ramp Gallery

November 12th, 2019–January 6th, 2020
SOMArts, 934 Brannan St.

VIVA Marina Perez Wong

Marina Perez-Wong a.k.a. Micho P. Wong was born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District, she was influenced at a young age by the muralists, craft makers, musicians, dancers, writers, poets, photographers and social activists that lived in her neighborhood.

After graduating from Ruth Asawa School of The Arts, she received  her Bachelors of Arts at the California College of Art & Crafts. She began her career as a public artist and art educator with a strong emphasis on street art and community. In 2013 she co founded Twin Walls Mural Company along with her best friend, Elaine Chu. Marina is a visual arts instructor at the Oakland School for the Arts and paints with the Precita Eyes family.

While working on her latest mural, a dedication to the healing powers of the Aztec goddess of the moon, Coyolxauhqui, Marina was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and is taking time to heal herself. If you would like to support her as she punches cancer in the face, you can visit her Go Fund Me page here , purchase a print from SOMArts, or see more of her work at: Twin Walls Mural Company.

ABOUT  

Marina Perez-Wong a.k.a. Micho P. Wong has recently moved back to the Bay Area from Brooklyn, New York. Born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District, she was influenced at a young age by the muralists, craft makers, musicians, dancers, writers, poets, photographers and social activist that lived in her neighborhood. After completing her Bachelors of Arts degree at the California College of Art & Crafts, she began her career as a public artist and art educator with a strong emphasis on street art and community. In 2013 Marina co founded Twin Walls Mural Company along with her long time colleague and best friend, Elaine Chu. She is currently working as a visual arts instructor at the Oakland School for the Arts as well as painting murals throughout the Bay Area and working in studio.

SUPPORT MARINA PEREZ

In support of the fundraising efforts for Marina Perez, all Ramp Gallery art sales will be donated to her GoFundMe page. Learn more about Marina’s story and donate directly by clicking here!

 

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