"Magda Love is a talented artist, and a determined social activist. Her vibrant paintings and murals aim to inspire people to recognize the value in shared personal experience and emotional connectivity. Based between New York and Miami, Magda literally paints the town. When she's not toppling large walls you can find her beautifying smaller white ones, in some of the world's most interesting galleries.
Magda's unique perspective, and thirst for colorful expression is rooted firmly in her upbringing in Argentina. With a school teacher mother and a sculptor father, the give and take between learning and teaching was ingrained, as was the necessity and majesty of personal expression. Magda Love’s prodigious output and ever-blossoming talent continue to flourish. In 2015 she was invited to give a mural painting demonstration, on stage, at TedX Fulton Street. She is currently working to finish the largest mural in NYC history.
Magda Love utilizes her work to promote love and community, she is determined to raise awareness about social and environmental issues. She has work with organizations like Street Art For Mankind where she was selected to speak at the United nations Headquarters to share her experience in working and painting murals with girls rescued from sex trafficking in Cambodia with Together 1 Heart and Beauty For Freedom. She is an ongoing collaborator with educational institutions such as City As School-High School, where she teaches workshops and mentors students. All this, to say nothing of the myriad public and private murals, and her most recent shows at the iconic Lower East Side, Extra Butter and landmark South Street Seaport.
Magda Love has been awarded with multiple residencies like Gowns print Lab in Brooklyn and Graffiti World in San Miguel de Allende Mexico. She was also was a selected artist by the Rockaway Artist Alliance , in partnership with MOMA Ps1 and National Endowment of Arts to create a mural at Fort Tilden National Park.
Love was recently featured in new series Red Bull Documentaries Mavens, focusing in inspiring narratives of powerful influencer women making marks in their communities through the realms of arts and entertainment.
Magda Love work has been featured in Gothamist, MTV, MSN latino, NY Ink, Red Bull Tv, Complex Magazine, The Source Magazine, Mass Appeal, Vibe, Hypebeast, TimeOut NY, Bustle, Juxtapoz, Artnews, Brooklyn Street Art, 12oz Prophet, Street Art NYC, Sun Sentinel, Miami Art Scene, Miami New Times, and many others, as well as the documentary films Artphibia, 12 Canvasses and Art is Life. "