Born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Lincoln Heights, Fernando is a young self-taught painter, mural artist. As an adolescent he was fascinated by murals painted in his neighborhood, which inspired him to paint his own murals reflecting hope and love for life with encouraging vision of the future.


His paintings have been exhibited in galleries in Los Angeles, San Diego and other galleries across the Nation. He exhibited at the Anthropology Museum at the University of Arizona at which his painting was purchased for their permanent collection. Many collectors have classified his work as being influenced by abstract and cubist paintings and chicano muralism. His original masterpieces represent society as he sees it. His work is in high demand and he's considered one of the upcoming and emerging artists in the Los Angeles area.  His work is exhibited in galleries and cafes around the city and his work has been shown nationally on commercials and tv shows



Contact Fernando at: barraganfernando56@yahoo.com