Noé Montes is a photographer based in Los Angeles. His work includes commissions and collaborations with the Los Angeles Police Department, USC, Voto Latino, The Mexican American Cultural Center and Southern California Public Radio. His photography has been exhibited at THIS Gallery in Los Angles, The Border Biennial in El Paso Texas and many other galleries and exhibits. His work can be found on the website http://noemontes.com. Mr. Montes works with various non-profit youth organizations in the Los Angeles area. He serves on the advisory council of Youth Speak Collective in Pacoima and plans and implements workshops with Youthspeak and Youthbuild in Venice, CA. Having been a resident of Los Angeles for the 12 years Mr. Montes considers himself a full fledged Angeleno. He lives in the Mid City area with his family.