George Yepes was born in 1955 in Mexico and raised in east Los Angeles, where his early experiences were marked by poverty and violence. He earned a degree in business administration from California State University while taking painting classes at East Los Angeles College. After college, he spent 14 years working in the business corporate world, painting in his studio every night, and painting murals around Los Angeles every weekend. Since 1988, his works have been exhibited and collected around the country. Yepes lives and works in Los Angeles.
“I speak with my brush” – Yepes