Ulises de Jesus Diaz is a community and urban activist, artist and architect who works to strengthen the voice of an expanding and diverse community in Los Angeles. Projects include urban design, architecture, graphic design, publications and artworks where he addresses how diverse cultures influence public open space, art and the urban fabric. At the Japanese American National Museum, he designed “Common Ground: The Heart of Community”, an exhibition which surveys over 150 years of Japanese American history in the United States. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, the Gamel Dok Architecture Museum in Copenhagen and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Diaz is on the board of directores of Avenue 50 Gallery, design principal at ADOBE LA and owner-designer at Studio Dos ó Tres.