Jose Martinez

Born and raised in Long Beach, Jose Martinez is a graduate from the Art Institute of Phoenix where he received degrees in Visual Communication and Computer Animation. After graduation, Jose moved back to Long Beach and started his career with Homeland Cultural Center, where he started graphic design workshops,and the world famous Outdoor Urban Gallery. that eventually led to a six-year career with a prominent, Fortune 500 Advertising Specialty company as art director and project manager. In his free time, Jose enjoys traveling and painting Aerosol-inspired murals in Souther California and across the globe.



Type of Art

Year Completed

Council District

Partner Initiative



Public Art Collections



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Funding Source(s)

Arts Council for Long Beach, Midtown Business Improvement District; Funded by CA Arts Council, City of LB, CA Community Foundation, NEA

Business Improvement District

Accession Number


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Address 1321 East Anaheim Street Long Beach, CA (get directions)

GPS Coordinates 33.782633, -118.174607

Location Name Homeland Cultural Arts Center

Location DescriptionBanner above the entrance of the building

Long Beach Transit Bus Routes

45, 46

Dimensions8 ft. x 69 ft.

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