RGRLL Photo Exhibit: Leopoldo Pena

September 21, 2010

The Department of Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures and the University Library proudly present a photography exhibit “THE RAW AND THE COOKED”

Leopoldo Peña is a native of Aguililla, Michoacán, Mexico. He has lived in Los Angeles since 1992. After graduating from South Gate High School in 1997, he attended East Los Angeles College, where he studied photography. In 2008, he graduated from Cal State University Long Beach with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Literature and a minor in journalism. After graduation, he interned at the Daily Pilot in Costa Mesa, CA. Currently, he works as a freelance photographer while pursuing a Master’s degree in Spanish Literature at CSULB. One of his interests in photography is the creation of images that explore the symbolism of human-made objects placed into natural landscapes.