Kathy Vargas is an internationally praised Chicana photographer and artist from San Antonio, Texas, known for her composite
hand-colored photographs that abstract loss and hope, life and death, and sexuality. This collection includes four photographic
art prints by Vargas from 1983-1985. Also included is a folder containing her descriptions of the art prints, as well as a
biography of the artist written by Juan D. Bruce-Novoa.
Kathy Vargas is an internationally praised Chicana photographer and artist from San Antonio, Texas. She attended the University
of Texas where she received both her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1981, and a Masters of Fine Arts degree in 1984. She is possibly
best known for her composite hand-colored photographs that abstract loss and hope, life and death, and sexuality. Her photographs
are sometimes combined with embedded objects such as lace and string.
1.67 linear feet
(one oversize flat box)
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The collection is open for research.