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Guide to the Juana Alicia Collected Works Digitized Art Collection CEMA 106
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Description
The Juana Alicia collection chronicles the art, mostly murals, of the aforementioned artist. The dates of her artwork range from the early 1980's to the late 2000's.
Background
Juana Alicia is an internationally renowned muralist, printmaker, educator, activist and painter. She has taught for thirty years, working in many areas of education, from community organizing to migrant and bilingual education to arts education; and from kindergarten to graduate school levels. She has expressed it is her responsibility as an artist to be an activist for social justice, human rights and environmental health. She began working as an artist as a teenager, coming of age in the human rights movements that included the United Farm Workers and the protests of the war in Vietnam. She works in many forms and traditions. Most of her public art works are found in the San Francisco Bay Area, but she has also painted murals in other parts of the world. Some of her works are individual projects and others are collaborative. Juana Alicia is based in Berkeley, California. She teaches intermittently at several universities in the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Francisco State University, U.C. Davis and Stanford University. Most recently she was a Fulbright Scholar in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, where she taught at the Escuela Superior de Artes de Yucatán.
Extent
0.01 linear feet (1 CD containing 137 digital images in the JPEG format)
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. Stored on network drive. Inquire with CEMA in Special Collections.