Dewey Tafoya is an East Los Angeles based visual artist and teaching artist. He is currently the resident artist at Self-Help Graphics & Art where he leads a monthly screen printing class as well as the Barrio Mobile Arts Studio workshop. As a printmaking and graphic design instructor, he has taught at local continuation schools as well as ArtworxLA and the City of Los Angeles’s Saturday Night Lights (SNL) parks and recreation program. Influenced by his local community, he uses symbols and imagery connected to the urban landscape, chicanx culture, and indigenous civilizations to critique, deconstruct, and rebuild historical narratives. His work has been exhibited throughout Southern California, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.