Created and Sold by Marta Ayala

Marta Ayala

Waiting For The 52 Excelsior

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Waiting For The 52 Excelsior is a massive mural created by Marta Ayala. She designed this mural to show positive portrayals of the Excelsior, including images of children going to school and McLaren Park. It can be found at the Excelsior Ave & Mission St.

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Marta Ayala

Meet the Creator

"Marta Ayala was born in El Salvador and moved to San Francisco with her family in 1968. She began drawing and painting as a child, and her life and work has been greatly influenced by her uncle Camilo Minero, one of El Salvador's most famous muralists. She has studied at San Francisco City College, the Arts Institute Sucre in Venezuela and San Francisco State University, as well as apprenticing for six years with Susan Cervantes of the Precita Eyes Mural Center."