Kent Twitchell Mural of Nelson Mandela Unveiled in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles City Council members declared July 18th as Nelson Mandela Day to honor the late South African president and human rights activist. During a ceremony at the Los Angeles Berlin Wall Monument, Councilman Tom LaBonge unveiled a portrait of Mandela painted by Los Angeles muralist and alumnus Kent Twitchell (’77 MFA Painting). Twitchell, said “I thought I would paint him as I saw him standing here today.” For more information visit: NBC Los Angeles and LA Daily News.

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