Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Kathy Vargas photographic art print collection CEMA 77
CEMA 77  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (113.73 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
1.67 linear feet (one oversize flat box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open for research.