Welcome to the website of Los Angeles artist, Mark Vallen
Artworks for Sale

Original oil paintings and drawings by Mark Vallen
are now offered for sale at

A small selection of prints by Vallen can be purchased directly from this page.
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Featured prints for sale...
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NO HUMAN BEING IS ILLEGAL (view large image)
Offset Poster. 19 1/2" x 22" inches - $10.00

Originally created in 1988, Vallen's No Human Being is Illegal poster popularized the slogan - "No Human Being is Illegal."

Published as a bilingual street poster in conjunction with a 1988 drive conducted by the Los Angeles based Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), to secure the rights of undocumented Central American war refugees in the U.S. The slogan on the poster became a catchphrase that has since entered the lexicon of today's defenders of immigrant's rights. Vallen republished his poster in August of 2010.

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6" x 11" inches - $6.50 for a pack of 5 cards

Printed on heavy card stock, the postcards are blank on the backside and are available in packets of 5 postcards for $6.50, plus $3.50 for shipping in the U.S.

Teachers, parents, and students are encouraged to buy the packs of cards and share them with friends and associates.

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Signed silkscreen print -
15" x 16" $100
- Vallen's 1980 street poster eventually appeared as a cover of the L.A. Weekly newspaper at a time when people thought war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union was imminent. This print is now included in Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1972-1981 at the MOCA Geffen Contemporary in Los Angeles.
Nuclear War?! There Goes My Career - Silkscreen by Mark Vallen
NUCLEAR WAR?!... THERE GOES MY CAREER! (view large image)
Silkscreen print -
15" x 16" $100
- Vallen's 1980 print appeared as a cover of the L.A. Weekly. The print was also included in The Path of Resistance, an exhibition of contemporary protest art held at New York City's Museum of Modern Art in 2000.
COME BACK TO HAUNT YOU (view large image)
Giclée Print -
10" x 14" $200
- In 1980 Vallen created this cover artwork for SLASH Magazine, the premiere punk rock publication on the West coast. It proved to be the magazine's very last edition.
SUE TISSUE (view large image)
Giclée Print -
10" x 14" $200
- Vallen's portrait of Sue Tissue from the punk-pop outfit, The Surburban Lawns. Vallen's artwork appeared as a cover for a 1979 edition of SLASH Magazine.
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Offset poster.
11" x 15" $10.00

Ayotzinapa: Faltan 43
(In Ayotzinapa, 43 are missing)
Monoprint. 2014. 6 x 8 inches
Signed by the artist - $100
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To mark the 2014 observance of Día de los Muertos, Vallen created a suite of twenty monoprints based upon an ancient Aztec glyph representing death. Essentially a printed painting, no two images are alike. The images were painted directly on a sheet of glass in oil paint, and burnished with a wooden spoon; each color was "pulled" separately.