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Projecting Grace

Sunday, November 21 @ 5:30 pm 6:30 pm

You are welcome to stop by for this informal event starting at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy artwork projected on the cathedral’s façade in honor of Native American Heritage Month
(Please note that we reschedule for high humidity due to the sensitivity of the equipment.

Projecting Grace is a monthly projection of images on the façade of Grace Cathedral based around a theme. Some of the work and all of the inspiration is courtesy of Amplifier, an organization which gathers artists to create art that amplifies social justice issues. The art projected speaks to our values of inclusion and justice for all, and through this project we hope to connect to others, something art can do so beautifully.

This month we are featuring the work of Mer Young, Tongva (Long Beach), Descendant of Chichimeca & Mescalero-Chiricahua Apache Tribe. She is an Indigenous published artist who has created a body of artwork manifested in collages, drawings, paintings and founder of Mausi Murals public artworks. Young’s artworks aim to inspire, celebrate and elevate repressed indigenous, first nations and native cultures and women of color.  Her works also focus on matters of immigration and the uprising to justice, equality and complete freedom of Black Lives. Young’s works have been included in numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally. Her public art works can be found in the East Village Arts District of Long Beach, CA, in The Sixth and Ninth District of Long Beach, CA, in The City of Glendale, CA, The City of South Pasadena, The City of San Pedro, The City of Paramount, The City of Anaheim and in the Art District of Los Angeles. She is a current member of The National Foundation of Independent Artists (NFIA), she holds Associate Degrees in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts from Long Beach City College and received her Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from The University of Southern California.