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The Hope of Corie Mattie
Hope Dealer
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American street artist Corie Mattie is better known as the “LA Hope Dealer.” She uses the street and walls as frames for her art, which is a communication of meaning and a reflection on the ethical principles of respect and tolerance.

Born on the East Coast of the United States, she moved to Los Angeles. Returning east to study at the University of Maryland, Corie later finishing her education with a master’s degree at Georgetown University. She says about her life and work, “When my murals or pieces touch and inspire people, it reminds me of why I took this leap.”

Our troubled times have become the space to face and read reality, helping to create a light of hope on the challenges of society and the world.

As she states on a Facebook post, “The idea behind LA Hope Dealer is to bring hope not only to Los Angeles, but to the entire world.
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