Larry Madrigal is a Phoenix-Based Mexican American figurative painter exploring ideas of personal narrative, portraiture, and thematic representation. He was born in Los Angeles, California, and spent most of his upbringing in Phoenix, Arizona.
He is a recipient of The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, and was recently included in the 2018 XL Catlin Art Prize Traveling Exhibition by jurors — Ian Alteveer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jennie Goldstein of the Whitney Museum, Laura Hoptman of MoMA, and Kara Vander Weg of the Gagosian Gallery. His work has been exhibited in the Phoenix Art Museum, Tucson Museum of Art, the San Francisco Art Institute, and the New York Academy of Art. He currently lives and works in Peoria, Arizona with his wife and daughter, while pursuing his MFA at Arizona State University.