Ms.Yellow (Nuria Ortiz) is an international muralist, artist, craftswoman and jewelry maker. Born in Long Beach, Ca of Mexican descent, she has dedicated her life to the creative development and empowerment of community and youth through direct engagement. Her goal is to utilize her skill and knowledge to help bring people together using art as a therapeutic release. She has worked closely with schools, community centers, boys and girls clubs etc to develop workshops and mentorships for the youth. As a muralist Ms.Yellow has worked with communities to bring colorful murals with dreamy color schemes to the masses. Her works center on themes such as culture, sisterhood, education, unity, love and social justice. Her artwork and murals have been on display in museums, galleries, and streets throughout the United States and around the world such as Spain, France, Mexico and Egypt.


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"We Live On Thorns" (2018)
Done freehand with spraypaint in St. Louis, Missouri. This mural centers on the hardships, pain and cure in Love.

"Secrets of the Sea" (2018)
(Commission piece) Painted on a house in San Pedro, Ca, finished in 2 1/2 weeks (on and off) with spraypaint. The best part was the extreme challenge in size & execution. No projectors or grids were used. Sketched with chalk & painted as I went.

"Peace amongst the madness" (2018)
Completed for Pow Wow Long Beach, all in spraypaint.