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Reflections on the Past, Present & Future of Los Nietos

Artist
Louise Griffin
Year
2017
Artwork Type
Mural
Media & Support
metal
Dimensions
1 ft. 5 in. x 22 ft. 9 in. x 1/8 in.* (7 m)
Department
Public Library
Location
Los Nietos Library
8511 Duchess Drive
Whittier, CA
District
4
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Location

Latitude: -118.072842 - Longitude: 33.964609
Image: Reflections on the Past, Present & Future of Los Nietos

Additional Images

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Description

Photo Credits:
Timeline West Elevation
Chief Ernie Salas of the Gabrieleno Tribe,Kizh Nation/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
1771:
La Mision Vieja/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
1774:
Mission San Gabriel Arcangel/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
1785:
Toypurina/Chief Ernie Salas, Andrew Salas, Christina Swindall Martinez, Dr. Gary Stickel
              Cover illustration by Nyguen
1804:
Poyorena Adobe/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
1834:
Maps of private land grant cases of California, [United States. District Court (California)]/UCB Bancroft Library
1852
John Gately Downey, [Security Pacific National Bank Collection]/Los Angeles Public Library, Maria Jesus Guirado/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
1861
Sketch of Los Nietos First School
Antonia Sanchez Poyorena/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
Bernardino Guirado/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
1865
Eduardo Poyorena/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
1870
Canedo-Celaya Adobe/Gloria Tafoya
1888
Los Nietos Train Depot/Margaret Lewis
1889
Los Nietos School Bell/Louise Griffin
1890
Los Nietos School/Gloria Tafoya
1900
Los Nietos Store/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
Eduarda Poyorena Guirado Home/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
1911
Pacific Clay Products, [Security Pacific National Bank Collection]/Los Angeles Public Library
1912
Whittier Citrus Association/Tim Poyorena-Miguel
Timeline – South Elevation
1920s
Bert Colima/Gloria Tafoya
1923
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church/Gloria Tafoya
1932
Mushroom House/Adobe on Rancho Santa Gertrudis,[Works Progress Administration Collection]/ Los Angeles Public Library
1933
Ada Shuman Nelson/Los Nietos School District
1937
Los Nietos School/Los Nietos School District
1951
Ada Shuman Nelson School/Los Nietos School District
Rancho Santa Gertrudes School/Los Nietos School District
1954
7-Uppers/Gloria Tafoya, Leo Grijalva/Gloria Tafoya
1955
Wallace S. Wiggins School/Los Nietos School District
1968
Wallace Luttrell Wiggins/Gloria Tafoya
1957
Aeolian School/Los Nietos School District
1971
Edward Guirado/Tim Poyoena-Miguel
1979
Los Nietos Library Artwork by Barbara Beall/Louise Griffin
1994
Recognition of Kizh Gabrieleño by State of California/Tim Poyoena-Miguel
2009
Jonathan Vasquez/Los Nietos School District








About the Artist

Louise Griffin is a Los Angeles-based artist who is transitioning from an architecture to a studio art practice. Her work demonstrates a deep commitment to environmental sustainability and community. This commission will result in her first permanent public art installation. Griffin received her MArch from UCLA and completed her thesis at the Royal Academy of Art, Architecture School, in Copenhagen, Denmark.