Primer registro de mujeres artistas visuales
mexicanas, mexico-americanas y chicanas en Los Ángeles
First registry of Mexican, Mexican-American and
Chicana Visual Artists in Los Angeles
Leticia Rhi Buckley is a mom, wife, the daughter of Mexican immigrants, born and raised in East Los Angeles. She has built a career developing programs and guiding public policy that connects the dots between historically under-resourced communities and the arts. Leticia is Chief Executive Officer of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, a museum and cultural center dedicated to uplifting, sharing, and preserving the stories of Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and all Latinx people in the Los Angeles region. She is an LA County Arts Commissioner, Board Chair of the Arts for Healing and Justice Network, and Board President for Californians for the Arts. Leticia also serves as a board member for Downtown Works Los Angeles, California Arts Advocates, the Music Man Foundation and the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. An former adjunct professor at Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts, Leticia holds a degree in political science from Loyola Marymount University and received the 2019 Alumni Role Model Award from the LMU Latino Alumni Association. She is an urban dweller raising two children and two cats in downtown Los Angeles with her composer husband.