José M. Loza is a Long Beach based multidisciplinary artist. His work is based in community arts advocacy and public art engagement. His current series of work combines printmaking, digital illustration and art activism. Much of Loza’s work reflects migration narratives, contemporary politics and wildlife illustration. His work has been included in numerous exhibitions and private collections nationally and internationally.
Loza is a graduate of California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration and an Art Education Single Subject Teaching Credential. He is also a recipient of the 2019 Nuestra Imagen Excellence in Arts and Culture Award, 2019 United States House of Representatives Recognition, Excellence in Arts and Culture, and 2018 Arts Council for Long Beach Professional Artist Fellowship.