Peter Cordova is one of 120 artists at Creativity Explored, an art center on 16th Street that provides artists with developmental disabilities a place to create, exhibit and sell their work. Cordova, 45, originally from the Philippines, has lived in the Mission since 1986, and has been making art at Creativity Explored for almost 16 years.
My Mission: Peter Cordova, Artist
About The Author
As an art enthusiast, Molly Oleson has taken to exploring the Mission streets where she stumbled upon a homeless artist on Valencia, sipping whiskey, as he painted and chatted with passersby. Having just arrived in the Mission from the Inner Richmond Oleson says, “Coming across an artist wearing jeans, covered in paint, makes me really happy.”