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Series I: Personal Biographical 1980s - 2001

Box 1, Folder 1

Resume and selected exhibitions through 2001

 

Correspondence

Box 15, Folder 1-5

Correspondence 1980-1985 and undated

Box 15, Folder 6

Correspondence and Poetry 1983-1985

Box 15, Folder 7

Correspondence undated

Box 15, Folder 8

Correspondence Letters and Articles 1980,1983,1984,1990

Box 15, Folder 9

Correspondence 1989-1990

Box 16, Folder 1-4

Correspondence 1989-1999 and undated

Box 22, Folder 17

Correspondence 1995-2001

Box 22, Folder 2

Correspondence 2001

Box 12, Folder 2

Correspondence 2001-2002

Box 21, Folder 10-11

Correspondence 2002

Box 21, Folder 8

Correspondence 2002

Box 21, Folder 3

Correspondence 2003

Box 16, Folder 5-7

Poetry undated

Box 16, Folder 8

Mecha- Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano 1998-1999

Box 16, Folder 9-17

Events 1979-1999 and undated

Box 16, Folder 18

Event Announcements and Souvenirs 2002

Oversize 28, Folder 1

Newspaper Articles 1974-2001

General Physical Description note: 4 document boxes (1, 15, 16, 28)
Box 22, Folder 18

Articles on Montoya 1995

 

Series II: Personal Writings 1957-1985 and undated

 

College Papers

Box 1, Folder 2

Commercial Art as a Career, psychology 1, San Diego Junior College 1957

Box 1, Folder 3

English papers for English 60A-B 1957-1960

Box 1, Folder 4

Design II papers 1960

Box 1, Folder 5

Family Field Study, report for Anthropology 296 1969

Box 1, Folder 6

A Paper on Cultural Change Anthropology 296 1969

Box 1, Folder 7

Papers for 3d workshop undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Speech Arts 10 undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Observation and participation in schools undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Miscellaneous papers undated

 

Poetry

Box 1, Folder 11

El Louie, 3 drafts 1969

Box 1, Folder 12

1969

Box 1, Folder 13

In a Pink Bubble Gum World, 3 drafts and 1 final undated

Box 1, Folder 14

La Cantinera de Stockton, 3 drafts and 1 final 1969

Box 1, Folder 15

La Jefita, 4 drafts and 1 final 1969

Box 1, Folder 16

Lazyskin, 6 drafts 1969

Box 1, Folder 17

Los Vatos, 9 drafts 1969

Box 1, Folder 18

Pobre Viejo Walt Whitman, 4 drafts 1969

Box 1, Folder 19

Resonant Valley , 5 drafts and one final 1969

Box 1, Folder 20

Sunstruck While Chopping Cotton, 4 drafts 1969

Box 2, Folder 1

Forgive? 1 draft 1971

Box 2, Folder 2

61’ Summer of Love, 2 drafts 1972

Box 2, Folder 3

Los Campos de Corcoran , 2 drafts 1972

Box 2, Folder 4

The Hour is Today, 4 drafts 1972

Box 2, Folder 5

Faces at the First Farmworkers Constitutional Convention, 1 draft 1973

Box 2, Folder 6

The Guard Tower at Consumnes Correction Center, 1 draft 1973

Box 2, Folder 8

La Reina Marconadora, 1 draft 1973

Box 2, Folder 7

Pacheco Pass, 1 draft 1973

Box 2, Folder 9

El Barrio en Enero, 1 draft 1974

Box 2, Folder 10

Don’t ever Lose Your Drivers License, 1 draft 1974

Box 2, Folder 11

Five Alone, 1 draft 1974

Box 2, Folder 12

Haikus undated

Box 2, Folder 13

Miscellaneous Poetry undated

 

Speeches, statements and position papers

Box 2, Folder 14

Rupert Garcia at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 1978

Box 2, Folder 15

Introducing Reymundo Tigre Perez undated

Box 2, Folder 16

The Poet and the Downtrodden undated

Box 2, Folder 17

The Responsibility of the Painter undated

 

Publications

Box 2, Folder 18

El Sol Y Los de Abajo and other RCAF poems 1972

Box 2, Folder 19

José Montoya’s Pachuco Art a Historical Update 1977

Box 2, Folder 20

El Teatro Campesino Presenta El Fin del Mundo 1978

Box 2, Folder 21

Thoughts on La Cultura, The Media Con Safos and Survival 1979

Box 2, Folder 22

El Trio Casindo and the Royal Chicano Air Force 1985

Box 2, Folder 23

Union Latina Presents José Montoya a Latino Poetry in the Ethnic-American Writers Series undated

 

In Formation 20 years of Joda

General note

Draft manuscripts, first publishing attempted by Mango press
Box 3, Folder 1

In Formation 20 years of Joda acknowledgements undated

Box 3, Folder 2

El Billy Billy Militante undated

Box 3, Folder 3

Garbanzo Beret undated

Box 3, Folder 4

Harpa Chicana undated

Box 3, Folder 5

Chicanos En Korea undated

Box 3, Folder 6

Los Heulgistas undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Lulac Cadillac undated

Box 3, Folder 8

El Rosinante undated

Box 3, Folder 9

Derelict Dawg undated

Box 3, Folder 10

Big Momma undated

Box 3, Folder 11

Cruzin undated

Box 3, Folder 12

Pesadilla Yanqui undated

Box 3, Folder 13

El Marinero Mariguano undated

Box 3, Folder 14

El Empiezo undated

Box 3, Folder 15

El Tirilongo undated

Box 3, Folder 16

Collected Poems for In Formation undated

Box 3, Folder 17

In Formation, poems selected for publication draft 2 undated

Box 3, Folder 18

In Formation, the selected poems of Jose Montoya The RCAF: a Retrospect. Typesetters proof undated

 

Series III: Barrio Art Program 1988-1999

Box 3, Folder 16

A History of art 138: the Barrio Art Program by David Mario Mendez 1988

Box 4, Folder 1

A History of art 138: the Barrio Art Program by David Mario Mendez 1988

Box 4, Folder 2

History of the Barrio Art Program and the Washington Center 1997

Box 4, Folder 3

My Experience at the Washington Neighborhood Center 1999

 

Series IV: Photographs 1971, 1977 and undated

 

Photographs

Box 5, Folder 1-10

Personal pictures of José Montoya undated

Box 5, Folder 11-35

Protest photographs of La Marcha de la Reconquista 1971

Box 5, Folder 36

Jose Montoya’s mother and father undated

Box 5, Folder 37-38

Francisco Dominguez photographs undated

Box 5, Folder 39

Freddy Rodriguez photo undated

Box 5, Folder 40

Vincent Martinez photograph undated

Box 5, Folder 41

Naval School photograph undated

Physical Description: 1.0 boxes
General Physical Description note: box number 5
 

José Montoya’s Pachuco Art a Historical Update February 14-March 14 1977

Box 6, Folder 1

RCAF Collection Series A (5 photographs) 1977

Box 6, Folder 2

RCAF Collection Series B (19 photographs) 1977

Box 6, Folder 3

Zoot Suit era photographs (14 photographs) 1977

Box 7

Zoot Suit era photographs continued (38 photographs) 1977

Box 8

Zoot Suit era photographs continued (19 photographs) 1977

Box 9

Zoot Suit era, photographs Latino Soldiers series (15 photographs) 1977

Box 10

Zoot Suit era, photographs Latino Soldiers series (32 photographs) 1977

Physical Description: 2.0 boxes
 

Series V: Oversize, Publications and Articles

Location note: The boxes from this series are in the oversize boxes area (CEMA Collections approximately 1-50)
 

Famous Artist’s course

Oversize 11

Instruction book and sketches with letter from instructor undated

Oversize 11, Folder 1

Miscellaneous writings undated

Oversize 11, Folder 2

News clipping, photo of Rudy Cuellar, 1970 undated

Oversize 11, Folder 3

Posters for José Montoya’s Pachuco Art a Historical Update 1977

Oversize 11, Folder 4

Poster for the Inter-Cultural Center’s People’s Gallery exhibition of: “Pachucismo” 1981

Oversize 11, Folder 5

Poems. Published on the occasion of a reading by Jose Montoya in the “Poems-For-All” series. 24th Street Irregular Press Feb 2002

Oversize 11, Folder 6

Prints, multiple versions of a wood cut. (8 versions) undated

Oversize 11, Folder 4

Poem published by Ninja Press undated

 

Periodicals-Original News Clippings

General note

These articles have been copied and the copies placed in their original positions within the collection. Originals are maintained separately here for archival purposes.
Oversize 23, Folder 1

El Andar Mar 1990,Nov 1994,Dec 1996

Oversize 23, Folder 2

Art Lines Oct 1986

Oversize 23, Folder 3

Because People Matter Progressive News and Views Nov/Dec 1998,Aug 1996

Oversize 23, Folder 4

Boca 1999

Oversize 23, Folder 5

California Indian Storytelling Festival Sept 2001

Oversize 23, Folder 6

Capital University Journal 1996

Oversize 23, Folder 7

Center for the Arts Magazine Jan-Feb 1996

Oversize 23, Folder 8

Chicano Poetry Flyer Feb 1979

Oversize 23, Folder 9

Class! Dec 1998,Apr 1999

Oversize 23, Folder 10

Comunicacion Mar-Oct 1996

Oversize 23, Folder 11

Community Murals 1981

Oversize 23, Folder 12

CSUS Bulletin Mar 1996,Jan2000

Oversize 23, Folder 13

Culturadoor Enero 1996

Oversize 23, Folder 14

Datebook Jan 2000,Mar 2000

Oversize 23, Folder 15

La Gente May 1978

Oversize 23, Folder 16

El Hispano 1975-1977

Oversize 24, Folder 1

El Hispano 1999-2001

Oversize 24, Folder 2

Kubo Ondas Sept-Oct 1984

Oversize 24, Folder 3

The Mexican Heritage Plaza Sept 1999

Oversize 24, Folder 4

More Voices Advertisement May 1983

Oversize 24, Folder 5

The Network 1995,1996

Oversize 24, Folder 6

Nuestra Costa Apr 1997

Oversize 24, Folder 7

La Palalera undated

Oversize 24, Folder 9

Revolutionary Worker 1996

Oversize 24, Folder 10

The Sacramento Bee Forum May 1996

Oversize 24, Folder 11

The Sacramento Bee 2001-2001

Oversize 24, Folder 12

Sammies, Sacramento News and Reviews 1996

Oversize 24, Folder 13

San Francisco Chronicle Sept 2001

Oversize 24, Folder 14

SN & R Nov 1995

Oversize 24, Folder 15

El Sol 2000 Dec 1995

Oversize 24, Folder 16

The State Hornet 1999

Oversize 25, Folder 1

El Tecolote July 1987

Oversize 25, Folder 2

Tin Tan 1977

Oversize 25, Folder 3

La Verdad Nov 1997-April 1998,Jan-Aug 1999

Oversize 25, Folder 4

The Vermillion Sept 1995

Oversize 25, Folder 5

Visiting Chicano Lecturers Program Flyer 1980-1981

Oversize 25, Folder 6

Vistas Feb 1990

Oversize 25, Folder 7

Voces Zapatistas Sept 1996,May 2000

Oversize 25, Folder 8

Voz Fronteriza 1982-2002

Oversize 25, Folder 9

La Voz Nov 1999

Oversize 26

The Austin Chronicle Mar 1997

Oversize 26

Between the Lines V.(1) no.8 Dec 1989-Jan1990

Oversize 26

Austin American Statesman Jun 1997

Oversize 26

The Sacramento Bee Jun 1997

Oversize 26

Los Angeles Times Mar 1998

Oversize 26

Fiesta Nov 1998

Oversize 26

Because People Matter Nov-Dec 1998

Oversize 26

SN&R Mar 1999

Oversize 26

SN&R Dec 1998

Oversize 26

New Mexico Daily Lobo Mar 1999

Oversize 26

Albuquerque Journal Mar 1999

Oversize 26

Albuquerque Mar 1999

Oversize 26

San Francisco Chronicle Jun 1999

Oversize 26

Los Angeles Times Jun 1999

Oversize 26

The Sacramento Bee Jun 1999

Oversize 26

Venice Jun 1999

Oversize 26

Albuquerque Journal Aug 1999

Oversize 26

Albuquerque Journal Aug 1999

Oversize 26

Albuquerque Tribune Aug 1999

Oversize 26

Datebook Oct 1999

Oversize 26

The State Hornet Oct 1999

Oversize 26

The Sacramento Bee Nov-Dec 1999

Oversize 26

Poetry Now Sept 2000

Oversize 26

The Independent Jan 2001

Oversize 26

The Sacramento Bee May,July 2001

Oversize 26

Los Angeles Times Dec 2001

Oversize 26

Arts Reporter Dec 2001

Oversize 26

CSUS Bulletin Apr 2002

Oversize 26

LA Weekly Apr 2002

Oversize 26

The Sacramento Bee May 2002

Oversize 26

The California Aggie May 2002

Oversize 26

Arts Reporter May/June, 2002

Oversize 26

The Sacramento Bee Oct 2002

Oversize 26

SN&R undated

Oversize 26

The Sacramento Bee undated

Oversize 26

Publications undated

Oversize 27

Original Artwork undated

Oversize 29

Photographic enlargements from “Pachuco Art, a Historical Update,” 1977

 

Series VI: Audio

Disk A9837

Trío Casindio live, KDUS Radio 2001

Disk A9838

José Montoya Interview, KDUS, Davis, CALIF. 1989

Disk A9839

Montoya, KDUS; Trio Casindio Live at UC Davis 1987 and 1988

Disk A9840

Trío Casindio live on KDUS Radio 1995

Disk A9841

José Montoya: KDUS Radio; Reading; Reading March 1989,1988,1991

Disk A9842

José Montoya: “Formerly Fiasco”; José Montoya, DYDS 1985-1985

Disk A9843

José Montoya interview, part 1 1985

Disk A9844

José Montoya interview, part 2 1985

Disk A9845

José Montoya interview, part 3 1985

Cassette A9846

José Montoya tape 2 undated

Cassette A9847

José Montoya tape 3, Nina undated

Cassette A9848

José Montoya tape 4 Dorinda Moreno 1974

Cassette A9849

José Montoya tape 5 Art Conference Mal Rupert undated

Cassette A9850

José Montoya tape 8 Poetry Opera undated

Cassette A9851

José Montoya tape 9 Benefit: Troy Cafe 1993

Cassette A9852

José Montoya tape 10 Luis Valdez, Jose Montoya, Bernice Zamora, America Paredes 1992

Cassette A9853

José Montoya tape 11 Montoya reading at Arundel Books 1992

 

Series VII: Slides 1940-2002

Slide Cat.1 001

The Holy Horse Head 1992

General Physical Description note: Media: Mixed media, 30 x 13 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Assemblage, Description: Assemblage with cow skull, ropes, and a hubcap. "Made a garden sculpture using an embellished horsehead, hubcap, and smaller animal bones, thigh, shim, etc. Montoya's garden sculptures are out of found objects done in his backyard. These sculptures are transient.
Slide Cat.1 002

Portrait of an Old Man ca. 1990's

General Physical Description note: Media: mixed media, 4' x 2' in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Assemblage, Description: Assemblage is composed of a carved face wearing a hat in a wooden frame atop which rests a U-shaped plumbing pipe. The frame sits on a tree, which also has a baseball nestled in a groove. "Portrait of an Old Man is semi-abstract."
Slide Cat.1 003

San Pan Sho 1990

General Physical Description note: Media: Mixed Media, 24 x 24 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art-Pan de Aztlan Series, Category: Assemblage, Description: Piece of white bread portrait with tortilla background mounted on ornate frame. For a show curated by René Yáñez in San Francisco.
Slide Cat.1 004

La Santísima Tortilla 1993

General Physical Description note: Media: White bread and flour tortillas mounted on framed blue posterboard, 6 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Assemblage, Description: A flour tortilla charred with an image of a face is superimposed on another flour tortilla and a toasted slice of bread. The assemblage is affixed to a framed piece of blue posterboard. "Part of Tortilla art series shown in different exhibits.".
Slide Cat.1 005

Untitled 1966

General Physical Description note: Media: Collage and ink drawing, 8 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Assemblage-Collage, Description: Drawing of a factory worker red magazine clipping added color to the ink drawing.
Slide Cat.4 001

Joe's Corner...at Joe's Place We Were All Simply in Love!!...Some of Us Proposed to Our Jaina's There!! ca. 1989

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink Drawing, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: Ink drawing of a man at a bar. Text reads, "Joe's Corner..at Joe's Place We Were All Simply in Love!!...Some of Us Proposed to Our Jaina's There!!" “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”
Slide Cat.4 002

Untitled June 1981

General Physical Description note: Media: pencil and color pencil
creator: Barrio Art High School Student

Comments/Description

Location: Washington Community Council, Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Drawings, Description: A drawing of a green lowrider taped to a wall with another low rider drawing in the background (upper left corner). “Barrio Art for Ethnic Groups is the name of the course in the CSUS [California State University Sacramento] catalogue. In 1970 the initial “seed money” to purchase art supplies for the classes in the Barrio came from Teichart Construction Company. The Teichart family is well known in the Sacramento area for supporting community programs. They embraced Montoya’s vision of the program and donated $800.00 for art material for him to get started area. As a newly hired staff member Montoya was not aware of CSUS funding sources. But in due time after the initial donation he applied to ASI (Associated Student, Inc.) and eventually turned to IRA (Instructionally Related Material) for funding and it still continues to fund the Barrio Art Program.”, Photographer: Barrio Art Student
Slide Cat.4 003

At Mecha Meeting and Untitled October 1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Pencil, 18 x 24 in.
creator: Felix, Jose

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Drawings, Description: A photo of two pen sketches. In one pen sketch, a man is sitting at a desk with his legs crossed. Also, there is a note pad on his lap. Text reads, "At Mecha Meeting". In the second sketch, a man sits at a table holding a cup with one hand and holding his head up with the other hand., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 004

Head Adjustment June 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 15 x 20 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: A man's head in the lower left corner of the page is attached by a series of tubes to a woman's body in the upper left corner of the page., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 005(1-2)

(title unknown) June 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: pen and ink, 15 x 20 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: pen drawing depicts a male figure. A man's face has gun barrels protruding from either side. The left side discharges phallic images that go up to the top of the sketch. From uppermost point descend vaginal images down the right side to the other barrels, which discharge smoke. Above the man's head is a diamond containing a symbol that is likely sexual., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 006

(title unknown) May 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: felt tip pens
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Category: Drawings, Description: a stylized calavera with a headdress
Slide Cat.4 007

(title unknown) June 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: ballpoint pen, 18 x 12 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Abstract pencil drawing featuring a skull with a background of a hand grabbing a piece of clothing from a woman's breast area.
Slide Cat.4 008

Untitled ca. 1970

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 15 x 20 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing of an open-legged nude woman with six pairs of breasts. A mouth and nose appear in the second set down., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 009

Untitled March 26, 1971

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 15 x 20 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: A long, curled, tongue protrudes from the mouth of a masked figure with pointed teeth. Above the face is a series of symmetrical figures with vaginal images between them., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 010

Untitled May 27, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Felt-tipped marker, 15 x 20 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Felt-tipped marker drawing depicts a yellow face in a circle. Raindrops fill the background., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 011

Untitled June 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 15 x 20 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing of a calavera with a nude woman's body inside a pentagon., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 012

Untitled June 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 15 x 20 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Drawing is a mixture of indigenous iconography, anatomy, and machinery., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 013

Untitled June 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 15 x 20 in.
creator: Garcia, Max

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: A head contained in a circle wears a headdress like those of the Aztec Eagle knights. On top of and connecting to the head is a large figure somewhat resembling an urn decorated with designs., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.4 014

Bar Series Jan. 6, 1997

General Physical Description note: Media: Pan and ink, 11 x 18 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: , Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing is of the back a man sitting at a bar. "Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.", Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 015

El Barrio en Monday Morning May 1974.

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A comic strip with dialogue between pachucos and pachucas.
Slide Cat.4 016

Beaten 'Chuco on the Sidewalk May 25, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic Marker, 12 x 14 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A foreshortened view of a Pachuco sprawled on the ground.
Slide Cat.4 017

Beaten-up 'Chuco June 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Felt tip pen, 12 x 14 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing is of a pachuco sprawled on the ground. "Part of a series on Pachucos beat during the L.A. Riots.".
Slide Cat.4 018

Beaten Up Pachuco ca. 1972-1979

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic Marker, 12 x 15 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a dead Pachuco with blood.
Slide Cat.4 019

Calacas del varrio September, 1999

General Physical Description note: Media: drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Keywords: Chicano Stelas Napkin Art Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Photograph depicts various mounted drawings and sketches of calaveras on napkins and paper towels., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 020

Chicanas March 11, 1999.

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and marker drawings on napkins, varied: 4 x 8 to 6 x 8 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Chicano Stelas Napkin Art, Category: Drawings, Description: Ongoing napkin/paper towel series, the slide is of part of series (11 pieces one shown, 11 of a larger panel).
Slide Cat.4 021

Chicano Elder ca. 1980's

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen Drawing, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Montoya Sketchbooks, Category: Drawings, Description: A profile of an elderly man's face with glasses.
Slide Cat.4 022

Chicano Trilogy ca. 1969

General Physical Description note: Media: Charcoal
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pachuco with profile of Mexican revolutionary and an Aztec warrior on each side of him.
Slide Cat.4 023

Chicano Warriors July 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 12 x 14 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads, " José Montoya RCAF", Category: Drawings, Description: Three faces, Aztec warrior profile, G.I. face, and profile of pachuco.
Slide Cat.4 024

El Chino May 30, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: India ink on a napkin, 6 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A profile of a pachuco with glasses and a cross pendant.
Slide Cat.4 025

Cholas and Chucas on Paper Towels and Napkins March 11, 1999

General Physical Description note: Media: Black Pen and Marker drawings
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Photograph of various sketches of "Cholas and Chucas on Paper Towels and Napkins". Thirteen drawings of women's faces are depicted., Photographer: José Montoya, Funding: La Raza Galeria Posada
Slide Cat.4 026

Cholos on Paper Towels April 24, 1996

General Physical Description note: Media: pen & ink, magic markers, brush & ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Photograph depicts at least 26 mounted drawings and sketches of various male faces., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 027

Cholos on Paper Towels and Napkins March 11, 1999

General Physical Description note: Media: Black Pen and Marker drawings
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Six pen and marker drawings of men "cholos" are depicted., Photographer: José Montoya, Funding: La Raza Galeria Posada
Slide Cat.4 028

Chon and Nano May 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Ballpoint pen, 6 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: There is an inscription beside the drawing of a Pachuco that reads, " Chon en-Ano." "Dwarf Chicano Zoot-suiter.".
Slide Cat.4 029

Doña Chole at the Reno Club July 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 8 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Drawings, Description: A smoking pachuca in evening wear leans out of a balcony.
Slide Cat.4 030

Fila Fila June 1974.

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A cross-section at the waist of a shirtless pachuco.
Slide Cat.4 031

La Gordita February 1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink with sepia wash, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing of a pachuca's face.
Slide Cat.4 032

Hard Times ca. 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink Drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Reno Club, Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Drawings, Description: Unknown RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force] member passed out after a centro meeting at the Reno Club.
Slide Cat.4 034

El Joe 1987

General Physical Description note: Media: Opaque Tempera, 12 x 15 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Tempera portrait is of a man in a hat.
Slide Cat.4 035

El Machine 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic marker, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads "Machine José Montoya", Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Image is of a pachuco in sunglasses. "Part of Pachuco Series."
Slide Cat.4 033

Internal Dialogue undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink Drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Internal Dialogue- Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Two pachucos standing side-by-side speak in pictures. The one on the left speaks images of fish and a sunset. The one on the right speaks a dove.
Slide Cat.4 036

Medicine Man 1971

General Physical Description note: Media: Conte crayon and black ink, 6 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Drawings, Description: Painting is of a stylized indigenous woman.
Slide Cat.4 037

La Mexican Revolution ca. 1970-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink on napkins, some watercolor, from 6x 8 to 6 x 4 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Mexican Revolution Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Photo of a display of several napkins with drawings of Mexican revolutionaries on them.
Slide Cat.4 038

La Mexican Revolution on-going, from 1980 to present

General Physical Description note: Media: pen, ink, brush, markers, and Bic pens, 6 x 8 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Keywords: Chicano Stelas Napkin Art Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Photograph depicts various mounted drawings and sketches of revolutionaries on paper towels and napkins., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 039

Of Religious Iconography 1970

General Physical Description note: Media: Rapidograph pen stipple drawing, 8 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Drawings, Description: A drawing of the virgin mother with an owl perched on her head, a skull on his right wing and on his left an embryo growing from the owls head is a crucifix. A surrealistic spirituality was portrayed.
Slide Cat.4 040

Pachuca ca. 1974-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink on white paper, 8 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Internal Dialogue - Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: As a pachuco speaks images of a bird, a skull, and a woman's face come out of his mouth.
Slide Cat.4 041

Pachuca ca. 1974-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink on a paper towel, 5 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Ink line drawing is of a pachuca.
Slide Cat.4 042

Pachuca ca. 1974-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink on napkin, 4 x 8 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Ink line drawing with some shading is of a pachuca looking forward and a pachuco in profile.
Slide Cat.4 043

Pachuca With Blue Hair 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Marker and black India ink, 12 x 15 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker portrait is of a pachuca with a pink face, blue hair, and a cross pendant.
Slide Cat.4 044

Pachuca with Pompadour ca. 1970's-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 10 x 15 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a Pachuca with her eyes closed wearing a cross necklace.
Slide Cat.4 045

Pachuco ca. 1974-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink on paper towel, 6 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco series, Category: Drawings, Description: Ink line drawing of a pachuco with a cigarette between his fingers.
Slide Cat.4 046

Pachuco Beaten Up By US Soldiers/Marines During Zoot Suit Riots ca. 1972-1979

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic marker, 12 x 15 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a slumped Pachuco.
Slide Cat.4 047

Pachuco in the Morning Sunlight ca. 1970

General Physical Description note: Media: Tsumi Ink Drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Ink drawing is of a stylized pachuco. "Another drawing from on-going series on pachucos - the Chicano youth of the 40's and 50's who used their stylish, classy attire to make themselves different from the white youth."
Slide Cat.4 048

Pachuco in the Morning Sunlight 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen and ink drawing of a pachuco, left, and the sun, right.
Slide Cat.4 049

Pachuco with Shades (Tea Timers) May 25, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Ballpoint pen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A cropped view of a pachuco's face. Included in this image are the upper rims of his sunglasses down to his mustache.
Slide Cat.4 050

Pachucos Dialoguing ca. 1970's-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Sketchbook drawing with a structure similar to that of a comic book. The first frame features a hefty pachuco asking another pachuco, "You High, Man?" The other pachuco, who is elevated off the ground, responds, "Voy P'arriba Loco". In the second frame, two pacucos walk side by side with a dog. The title is "El Chaparro y El Flaco". The third frame takes up the bottom half of the page and features a pachuco reaching into his jacket pocket. He says, "Hei Come Back!! No es Cuete, Loco! I'm Just Holding Up My Tramados". An animal sniffing his feet thinks, "I'm a Giant Rata passing as a small barrio dog hee, hee". A dog poking his head in from off the page thinks, "Ah Jijo de la Madre, Bow Wow!! Yarf!!".
Slide Cat.4 051

Police Harassment at UFW March May 15, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Charcoal and India ink, 14 x 20 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Drawings, Description: Soldiers watch over protesters with signs with the word "Raza" and United Farm Workers eagles. "Shows police harassment during '65 farmworkers' march."
Slide Cat.4 052

El Primo ca. 1970's-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 6 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of an elongated tall Pachuco.
Slide Cat.4 053

ReFer Madness ca. 1970's-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 8 x 10 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A profile view of a Pachuco smoking a cigarette. A dialogue bubble above him reads, " 'ta de Aqueítas! Pásame una Lata, Carnal".
Slide Cat.4 054

El Rufas de Aya 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Permanent markers, 14 x 17 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Permanent marker drawing of a pachuco with a cross pendant.
Slide Cat.4 055

Sunday Morning Awready ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Bic Pen Drawing, 8 x 12 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned Inscribed with title, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: Cross-hatched drawing of a bar scene depicts a man in the doorway and another person at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 056

El Tecato June 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink, 10 x 14 in.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Ink drawing of a shirtless vato in sunglasses with a large needle penetrating his arm. "To dramatize the horrors of addiction."
Slide Cat.4 057

(title unknown) April 24, 1996

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink on Sketch book paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: A photo of three stecth book Drawings
Slide Cat.4 058

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man in a baseball cap sitting at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 059

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a bearded man with curly hair., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 060

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two men seated at a bar. A female waitress stands behind the counter., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 061 (1-2)

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure seated at a bar with a bartender with a ponytail with his back turned to the figure., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 062

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of three men seated at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 063

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man and a woman seated at a bar. They appear to converse., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 064

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper is a line drawing of a man in a cap and overalls seated at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 065

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts three people sitting at a table and two people seated at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 066

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man seated at a bar. A sign behind the bar reads "No La Chinges [sic]"., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 067

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of three people seated at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 068

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the a man seated at a bar. A sign behind the bar reads, "Trabajo En La Borrega $50 A Mo"., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 069

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a woman seated at a bar. A bartender is suggested in the background., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 070

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a woman seated at a bar. Another woman is seated beside her., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 071

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the outlines of three men at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 072

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure seated at a bar. There is a face with a mustache behind the bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 073

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man and a woman seated at a bar. The woman on the right is facing the man., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 074

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts an empty stool in the center and a man with a mustache behind the bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 075

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two figures seated at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 076

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a woman's silhouette on the left standing at a bar, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 077

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a seated figure leaning on the bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 078

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two figures at a bar. One on the left is standing. One on the right is sitting., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 079

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two men sitting at a bar. The man in the center is wearing a baseball cap., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 080

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two men sitting at a bar. A clear profile of the man on the left is depicted as he holds up a glass. The man on the right is hunched over the bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 081

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a couple sitting at a bar. There is a clear veiw of woman's face on the left. The man on the right has his back turned and is wearing a cap., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 082

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts 2 figures sitting closely at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 083

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure seated at a bar with a black coat, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 084

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two figures seated at a bar, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 085

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a bar scene with 4 figures in a overhead view., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 086

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure seated at a bar with the figure's reflection in the mirror., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 087

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two moustached men sitting at a bar, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 088

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two men at a bar. One on the left is standing, the one the right is sitting looking at the man on the left., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 089

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man sitting at a bar, wearing a cap, with one arm resting on the bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 090

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure seated at a bar with a "Bud" sign on the right., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 091

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts three figures seated at a bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 092

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man sitting at a bar wearing a hat., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 093

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a manstanding a bar with a cap, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 094

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man leading back sitting at a bar facing to the right., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 095

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a couple at a bar kissing., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 096 (1-2)

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a couple facing the viewer. Behind them are numerous dark figures., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 097

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure sitting at a bar wearing a hat., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 098

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two figures sitting at a bar. A silde profile is dipicted of the figure on the right., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 099

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two figures sitting at a bar. The figure on the right has his arm around thr figure on the left, Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 100

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure sitting at a bar wearing a baseball cap. Another figure is to his left., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 101

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure sitting at a bar wearing a wide brimmed hat. His back is only shown with the words" ..always, what's left are th' dreams and th' memories in th' brandy fog" in the right hand corner., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 102

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs two figures sitting at a bar wearing hats. The word NO is on the right., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 103

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of three figures sitting at a bar. The middle and left figure appear to be conversing. The left figure is wearing dark glasses and the middle figure is a woman., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 104

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of two figures sitting at a bar. The two fgures on the right appear to be conversing with a face behind the bar., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 105

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts five figures standing around in a bar., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 106

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of three figures sitting at a bar. The middle figure is wearing a baseball cap; The side profile of the figure on the right is shown., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 107

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of two figures sitting at a bar. A side profile their faces is depicted for both., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 108

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man leaning on a bar with one leg bent. A side profile of his face is depicted., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 109

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man with a ponytail hunched over a bar., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 110

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two figures sitting at a bar, conversing. The figure on the right is wearing a wide brimmed hat., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 111

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the back a figure sitting at a bar. A face is depicted on the left, Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 112

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man sitting at a bar holding a lit cigarette in his left hand., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 113

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a man sitting at a bar. He is wearing a baseball cap and looking to his right., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 114

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker minimalist drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the back of two figures sitting at a bar. The figure on the right is wearing a cap., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 115

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of two figures sitting at a bar. The two figures appear to be conversing as their side profiles are depicted., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 116

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the back of a woman sitting at a bar. She is holding a bottle in her right hand up to her face. A man is standing behind the bar, infront of her., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 117

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of a man and woman sitting at a bar with a bartender behind the bar with her back turned. The woman on the rigth has her hair in a ponytail and is wearing a tank top., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 118

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a bartender at a bar., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 119

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts a figure seated at a bar with one leg bent out to the left., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 120

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the back of a man seated at a bar with his elbows on the bar counter., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 121

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of two men seated at a bar. A female bartender is talking to them behind the bar. On the botton of the page reads " Mira, cabron!", Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 122

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Blue pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of a couple seated at a bar. The woman on the left is facing the man wearing a wide brimmed hat on the right. A bartender sits behind the bar on woman's left., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 123

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the side profiles of men in a bar., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 124

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the side profile of a man wearing glasses with an object in his right hand. Behind him are three figures at a bar., Photographer: Jose Montoya
Slide Cat.4 125

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the back of two figures seated at a bar. The figure on the left is facing and leaning toward the figure on the right. The figure on the right is looking at the leaning figure., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 126

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of a couple seated at a bar. The man on the right has his arm wrapped around the woman on the left. The words on the bottom on the page read "...tu no sabes, baby!", Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 127

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the back of a a man sitting at a bar. He appears to be conversing with the bartender behind the bar., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 128

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the side profile of a woman seated at a bar. She is facing to the left., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 129

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of a couple seated close together at a bar. The man on the right is wearing glasses., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 130

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the backs of two men at a bar. One on the left is seated while the central figure is standing. The figure on the left if has his head turned to the man on the right., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 131

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts the side profile of a man wearing a baseball cap seated at a bar with a bottle infront of him. His right hand is resting on his knee., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 132(1-2)

(title unknown) May 7, 2011

General Physical Description note: Media: Black pen drawing mounted on black paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing depicting a man with a wide brimmed hat sitting in a flex position with his face turned to the viewer., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 133

(title unknown) May 7, 2011

General Physical Description note: Media: Black marker drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing depicting a man sitting in a flex position with his head bent and resting on his folded arms., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 134

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Graphite drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Graphite drawing depicting a skull like face with closed eyes wearing a helmet, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 135

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing depicting a man wearing a wide brimmed hat with a shotgun and a belt of ammo around his waist and held his left hand., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 136

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Two page black pen drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing depicting a man with his hands folded in front of him with his eyes closed and a woman on the right leaning on the bar top., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 137

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted color drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Color drawing depicts a blocked off street with a stop sign on the right., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 138

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Brown marker drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing depicts a face of a woman with her eyes closed and a mole on her cheek below her left eye. She is wearing a crucifix., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 139

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Black Pen and Marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Six drawings are depicted. Clock wise from right top: A man with a moustache wearing a bandana; a man with a moustache wearing a beanie; a man with a moustache wearing a brimmed hat; a man with a moustache standing looking up with palm trees and a building in the background; a man with a moustache with a bandana; a pachuco couple., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 140

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen and marker drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Photo depicts 42 drawings of various female faces on napkins and paper towels., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 141(1-2)

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted black pen drawing on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Photo depicts three pen drawings mounted in an exhibit. The pen drawings are of pachucos. Photo features a three panels of sketches. The first sketch shows two men facing each other. The second has a man's side profile facing to the right. The last panel on the right depicts a pachuco couple. The second slide is a close-up of the those three pachuco drawings., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 142

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen and colored marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Photo features a sketch of a woman facing the veiwer., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 143

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: black pen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Black pen drawing features a pachuca wearing a varsity red and white sweater., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 144

Untitled ca. 1976

General Physical Description note: Media: Marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing is of a pachuca in a blue jacket with a red and brown background.
Slide Cat.4 145

Untitled ca. 1969

General Physical Description note: Media: Hard-lead pencil
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Drawings, Description: A surrealistic and delicately rendered piece.
Slide Cat.4 146

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of the backs of two men sitting at a bar with baseball caps. At the center of the image, between the men, is a lamp. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 147

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: An angled view of two men sitting at a bar. The mustached man in the foreground leans back. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 148

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of an elderly man sitting at the bar with a cup of coffee. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 149

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ballpoint Pen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a woman and a man sitting at the bar. The man is hunched over the counter with his face in his hand. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 150

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and Ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a man in a cowboy hat sitting at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 151

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and Ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a short-haired waitress standing behind the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 152

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and Ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a man sitting in a booth. A "Bud" sign is hanging above him. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 153

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: India ink applied with brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a woman sitting on a bench at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 154

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a woman standing at the bar. A poster in the upper right corner reads "El Box" with an image of a boxer. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 155

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: India ink applied with brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: An image of two Pachucos with an inscription that reads "Time goes by so slowly + time can do so much, I need your love, God speed it up". "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 156

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a man wearing a jacket and a baseball cap sitting at the bar. His face is shaded in. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 157

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a man with a ponytail wearing a baseball cap sitting and smoking at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 158

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a man wearing a jacket and baseball cap sitting at the bar, and looking to the side. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 159

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink applied with a brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a man and woman facing toward one another at the bar. There is dark shading in their faces. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 160

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ballpoint pen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a portly gentleman wearing a "newsie" cap sitting at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 161

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: India ink applied with a brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: An angled view of two men at the bar. One drinks from a bottle. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 162

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ballpoint pen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a male construction worker sitting at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 163

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ballpoint pen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of the back of a passed-out drunk sitting at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 164

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink applied with a brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: An abstraction of two lovers embracing in front of the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 165

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: India ink applied with a brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: The drawing is of the backs of two men sitting at a bar. The man on the left faces the man on the right. Underneath the drawing is an inscription that reads, "You were always 'n my mind." "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 166

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a woman on a barstool leaning over the bar. Her body curves slightly in the process. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 167

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ballpoint pen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a bald man with glasses speaking into a microphone, while two women in the background listen. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 168

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ballpoint pen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: Ink drawing is of two people sitting at a bar. One appears to be smoking, despite the "No Smok[ing]" sign behind the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 169

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink applied with a brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of two people at the bar. One person faces the bar while the other person, in the baseball cap faces him. There are posters in the background. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 170

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of the back of a man with a ponytail wearing a cowboy hat at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 171

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink applied with a brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a man at the bar. He has long hair and is wearing a muscle shirt. The man is slightly leaning against the bar. Underneath the drawing is an inscription that reads, "El sabor de una Elada, Th' goodness taste of a cold beer after a job well done-un jale bien echo Ahhh!!" "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 172

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of the back of an overweight person in a baseball cap at the bar. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 173

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: An angled view of a woman at a bar in a long coat. There is a poster of a nude on the right in the background. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 174

Untitled ca. 1984-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Magic marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a lonely man with a bottle at the bar. His face is shaded in dark. "Part of an ongoing series of bar drawings. Artist is interested in the dramas seen at bars." “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 175

Untitled ca. 1970's-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Tsumi ink applied with a brush
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: A portrait of a pachuca with emphasis on the left side of her face.
Slide Cat.4 176

Untitled ca. 1970's-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A drawing of two pachucos. There is a frontal view of one pachuco. The other pachuco, wearing a hat and long coat, is standing in profile and leaning back slightly.
Slide Cat.4 177

Untitled 1970

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink on paper towel
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Mexican Revolution Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Drawing on a paper towel is of Mexican Revolutionary soldier.
Slide Cat.4 178

Untitled 1970

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink on paper towel
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Mexican Revolution Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Ink drawing depicts a seated man in a sombrero wrapped in a gaban holding a rifle.
Slide Cat.4 179

Untitled 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Drawing of pachuca with a high pompadour drawn for the pachuco series.
Slide Cat.4 180

Untitled 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Conte crayon
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Drawings, Description: Charcoal drawing is of a bald man holding a bottle. “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.4 181

Untitled 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Tsumi ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca series, Category: Drawings, Description: A minimalist portrait of a pachuca.
Slide Cat.4 182

Untitled 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Comic drawing of pachuco calaca", pachuco drawing series.".
Slide Cat.4 183

Untitled 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Marker drawing of a pachuca with purple hair.
Slide Cat.4 184

Untitled 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Black India ink and marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Drawings, Description: Felt-tip marker drawing of a pachuca. She has purple hair, an orange face, red lipstick and is wearing a black shirt. She is depicted on a blue and green background.
Slide Cat.4 185

Untitled 1976

General Physical Description note: Media: pen drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: One pachuco asks another, "¿...Pasó Loco?". The other, who is swinging his chain, replies, "Se Me Descontroló La Pinche Cadena!!".
Slide Cat.4 186

Untitled 1976

General Physical Description note: Media: pen drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Surrealistic pen and ink drawing of an owl sitting on a branch on a trunk of a tree with a coast range in the far background.
Slide Cat.4 187

Various Sketchbook Drawings 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: pen drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Montoya Sketchbook, Category: Drawings, Description: Various men faces sketched with ink in Montoya's sketchbook.
Slide Cat.4 188

Varrio Dogs circa 2000

General Physical Description note: Media: Black Pen and Marker
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Drawings, Description: Six drawings and sketches of dogs are depicted. "Dog Series on Paper Towels and Napkins" José Montoya., Photographer: José Montoya, Funding: La Raza Galeria Posada
Slide Cat.4 189

Vato Loco on the Road ca. 1970's-present

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen and ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A surrealistic view of a Pachuco walking down a path holding a skull.
Slide Cat.4 190

.When Did We First Meet, He Asked Th' Devil undated

General Physical Description note: Media: pen on sketchbook paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar series, Category: Drawings, Description: Pen drawing on sketchbook paper depicts two figures seated at a bar. Text at the bottom of the page reads, ".When Did We First Meet, He Asked Th' Devil & Thanked Himw/ A small lick for Th' Beer"., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.4 191

Where Did I Go Wrong? ca. 1972-1979

General Physical Description note: Media: Ink Drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Drawings, Description: A view of a Pachuco dreaming and above him are geometric designs and an American flag.
Slide Cat.4 192

Campesino at United Farm Workers First Constitutional Convention ca. 1972-1982

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Drawings, Description: A photo of a man sitting at a table with papers in front of him. He wears a United Farm Workers huelga eagle on his shirt. "These were slide made by various members of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force]."
Slide Cat.4 193

Campesinos at United Farm Workers First Constitutional Convention ca. 1972-1982

General Physical Description note: Media: pen drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Drawings, Description: Partial sketch of a campesina. "These were slides made by various members of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force]."
Slide Cat.4 194

Campesinos at United Farm Workers First Constitutional Convention ca. 1972-1982

General Physical Description note: Media: Pen drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Drawings, Description: A photo of a sketch of a man wearing a hat with his hands in his pockets. "These were slide made by various members of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force]."
Slide Cat.4 195

El Jose ca. 1972-1982

General Physical Description note: Media: pen drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: A sketch of Jose Montoya reading poetry as seen from behind. "These were slides made by various members of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force]."
Slide Cat.4 196

El Monjo ca. 1972-1978

General Physical Description note: Media: Ball Point Pen Drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Drawings, Description: A drawing of José Montoya sitting at a desk writing into a book. "Drawing done during Centro meeting."
Slide Cat.4 197

El Monjo 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: pen drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Signature: signed, Category: Drawings, Description: A drawing of Jose Montoya straddling a chair with his head resting on the backrest. "These were slides made by various members of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force]."
Slide Cat.4 198

(title unknown) ca. 1970s

General Physical Description note: Media: Pencil drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: A drawing of a man riding a horse that has a brand that reads "RCAF" with a United Farm Workers eagle. The rider is wearing a large sombrero and there are mountains in the background and airplanes flying in the air. There is also a skydiver with an open parachute in the sky holding a sign that reads "Huelga."
Slide Cat.4 199

(title unknown) ca. 1970s

General Physical Description note: Media: Pencil Drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: Drawing features a square indigenous face in the center. To the left is an indigenous face with a star encircling the eye, and to the right is the head of a horse, also with a star encircling the eye.
Slide Cat.4 200(1-2)

(title unknown) ca. 1976-1978

General Physical Description note: Media: Ball Point Pen Drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Drawings, Description: A drawing of a woman with her hair braided.
Slide Cat.4 201

Untitled ca. 1972-1982

General Physical Description note: Media: pencil drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Drawings, Description: A woman holds her hair with one hand and wraps her other arm around her stomach. "These were slides made by various members of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force]."
Slide Cat.4 202

Untitled ca. 1972-1982

General Physical Description note: Media: pen drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Drawings, Description: A sketch of a man playing a trumpet. "These were slide made by various members of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force]."
Slide Cat.4 203

Untitled ca. 1972-1982

General Physical Description note: Media: Pencil drawing
creator: Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Drawings, Description: A photo of indigenous people pointing to the viewer's left. The Aztec symbols for speech indicate that they are speaking. They are all positioned on the right side of the sketch. "These were slide made by various members of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force]."
Slide Cat.5 001

Executed undated

General Physical Description note: Media: lithograph
creator: Angiuano

Comments/Description

Location: , Category: Graphic Arts, Description: One of a series of prints used as instructional aids for California State University Sacramento Barrio Art. Three men in caskets with their hands tied in front of them.
Slide Cat.5 002

Grandma Lucy's 88th Birthday Celebration, Announcement Poster for 1997

General Physical Description note: Media: digital
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unknown, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Digital announcement poster for a birthday party features a photograph of José Montoya, Malaquías Montoya, and five women. Only the upper portion of the print is photographed. Visible text reads, "Grandma Lucy's 88th Birthday Celebration Sunday, February 16, 1997 12:00-5:00"., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.5 003

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Media unknown - lithograph?
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: A view of a printmaker man looking out a window. Possibly Posada? "Slide of print used as educational aid in Barrio Art instruction.".
Slide Cat.5 004

Sacra-Momento December 1987

General Physical Description note: Media: silkscreen
creator: Lerma-Barbosa

Comments/Description

Location: , Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads "15/50 Sacra-Momento Irma Lerma-Barbosa C/S 12/87", Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Monochrome serigraph is divided into two halves by a Mexican flag on a pole. The left side features a lone guitarist, the right a squadron of Royal Chicano Air Force fighter pilots. Beneath an image of La Virgen de Guadalupe, a message reads, "Free Of The City Of Sacramento By His Friends Through The Cooperation And Efforts Of The Southside Improvement Club Civil Works Administration of the United States City of Sacramento and County of S[acrame]nto". "Slide was used for educational purposes by José Montoya.", Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.5 005

Adrian Reveles Memorial Fund, Announcement Poster for June 7, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: silkscreen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Centro de Artistas Chicanos, Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Announcement poster for the Adrian Reveles Memorial Fund features a José Montoya watercolor landscape. Text reads, "Dos Rios Elementary School 700 Dos Rios Street, Sacra Live Music Alberto Ybarra Y Nomas Tres Mizoc Ballet Sol de Sacra Trio Casindio Featuring The Third Dimension (Breakers de Sacra) Dancing Food Barrio Slide Show Youth Achievement Award Display y Otr[a]s Cositas, But No alcohol! Tickets at La Raza Bookstore (446-5133) or at the Door Couples $15.00 Singles $10.00 16 and under $0". "Poster for the family of a youth who was shot during a drive-by.".
Slide Cat.5 006

Awela June 22, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Monosilkscreen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Self-Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads, " M.S. Awela José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Monosilkcreen print of a woman in a rebozo is the same image is "Awela with Hawk", only without the hawk., Funding: Self-Help Graphics & Art
Slide Cat.5 007

Awelita/Hawk ca. 2000

General Physical Description note: Media: Monosilkscreen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Self-Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads "M/S Awelita/Hawk José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Print depicts an anciana in a red rebozo. A hawk flies in the background. "Invited to do monoprints at Self Help Graphics, L.A. under maestro José Alpuche. The artist kept the master print and Self Help kept the 'ghost print.'", Funding: Self-Help Graphics & Art
Slide Cat.5 008

Bondage June 22, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Monoprint
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Self-Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads, " M.S. Bondage Jose Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Graphic Arts, Description: A profile of a man blindfolded, gagged and tied up., Funding: Self-Help Graphics & Art
Slide Cat.5 009

Homenaje a Don Luis Leal, Announcement Poster for June 6, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: silkscreen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Montoya's studio, Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Announcement poster for Homenaje a Don Luis Leal. Image is of the professor in profile. Helicopters fly in the background. Text reads, "Homenaje A Don Luis Leal El 19 de Octubre 1984 Santa Barbara, California Sponsors: Santa Barbara Hispanic Achievement Council, Presidio Press, Biltmore Hotel (site of the homenaje/dinner) Reservations (805) 966-6212 C/S Print, 402 12th St. Sacra (Royal Chicano Air Force)"., Funding: UC Santa Barbara
Slide Cat.5 010

José Montoya's Pachuco Art, A Historical Update, Announcement Poster for May 30, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Silkscreen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Royal Chicano Air Force, Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: RCAF Posters, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Announcement poster for José Montoya's Pachuco Art, A Historical Update depicts a calavera in a Zoot suit. Text reads, "Jose Montoya's Pachuco El Ralph Rifa por Vida Art La Verdad A Historical Update RCAF C/S Open Ring Art Space 1223 J. St Sacra. 7:30 11:00 P.M. Dec. 9 Thru Jan. 7 1978 Across From the Convention Center Teatro, Musica Y Locuras.", Funding: Centro de Artistas Chicanos
Slide Cat.5 011

Low Rider Show undated

General Physical Description note: Media: silkscreen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Silkscreen depicting an advertisment for a Low Rider Show., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.5 012

Ojos Veteranos June 5, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Monoprint
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Centro de Artistas Chicanos, Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads, "M/P "Ojos Veteranos" José Montoya 83"., Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Black printing ink on plate glass, scratched with paper laid over to make a print.; Done during a workshop for high school students doing monoprints., Funding: Centro de Artistas Chicanos
Slide Cat.5 013

Los Pintos ca. 1980's

General Physical Description note: Media: Four-color Lino Cut
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Centro de Artistas Chicanos, Sacramento, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Lino cut image of three vatos on an orange background. "Artists experimenting with multicolored linoleum.".
Slide Cat.5 014

Recuerdos del Palomar, Announcement Poster for ca. 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: silkscreen
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Silkscreen poster announcing a film screening depicts a dancing Pachuco and Pachuca. Text reads, "Recuerdos Del Palomar Songs And Dances De Los 40's Tongalele Pedro Vargas El Jitterbug Tin Tan Toña la Negra Trio Los Panchos Agustín Lara "El Boogie" Libertad Lamarque -Y- Otros C/S 8 P.M. CSUS Little Theatre $2.00 Gen. 1.00 Students .50 CSUS Students April 26, 27, 28 Director Roberto Vallejo". Colors are yellow, blue, and black on a white (from paper) background., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.5 015

Untitled June 22, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Monoprint
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Self-Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: A portrait of a cholo with a mustache in a beanie and undershirt on a colorful background., Funding: Self-Help Graphics & Art
Slide Cat.5 016

Year 2000 Commeorative Artist Calendar undated

General Physical Description note: Media: offset
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Print depicts a couple sitting at a counter., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.5 017

Chon 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: etching
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José and Armando Cid, assistant

Comments/Description

Location: California State University Sacramento print shop, Signature: signed Inscription in pen reads "1/4 "Chon" J. Montoya"., Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Black and white silkscreen is of a pachuco. "Part of Armando Cid's 'Master Project'.".
Slide Cat.5 018

La Resurrección de los Pecados January 1971

General Physical Description note: Media: stone lithography
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José and Armando Cid, assistant

Comments/Description

Location: California State University Sacramento print shop, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads, "8/14 La resurrección de los pecados José Montoya 1/71"., Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Silkscreen print depicts three heads. The one on the left looks toward the viewer's left and is a calavera. The one in the center looks at the viewer with an expression of shock. The one on the right looks toward the viewer's right. "Done as part of an anti-war series by José Montoya connected to a non-silkscreen RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force] series of print-making."., Funding: CSUS
Slide Cat.5 019

La Baby 1980

General Physical Description note: Media: silkscreen and watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Louie "the Foot" Gonzalez and Rudy Cuellar, assistants

Comments/Description

Location: Centro de Artistas Chicanos, Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads, "A/P La Baby José Montoya RCAF C/S"., Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Silkscreen image is of a pachuca. "Part of 'affordable art' series.".
Slide Cat.5 020

El Machine ca. 1980

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor and hand-colored silkscreen print
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Louie "the Foot" Gonzalez and Rudy Cuellar, assistants

Comments/Description

Location: Centro de Artistas Chicanos, Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads "A/P El Machine Jose Montoya C/S", Category: Graphic Arts, Description: Silkscreened image of a pachuco in sunglasses. "A way of taking a small drawing from a sketchbook, making a large positive, doing a silkscreen on watercolor paper & have artist, José Montoya, hand paint print. This was an attempt to make affordable art for the community by the RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force].", Funding: Centro de Artistas Chicanos
Slide Cat.5 021

Sunday Morning undated

General Physical Description note: Media: color print silkscreen and watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Rudy Cuellar and Louie "the Foot" Gonzalez, assistants

Comments/Description

Location: Centro de Artistas Chicanos, Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads, "3/20 "Sunday Morning" José Montoya"., Category: Graphic Arts, Description: A full length view of a pachuco couple.
Slide Cat.5 022

Calavera de los Patinadores (Street Cleaners) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: lithograph
creator: Posada

Comments/Description

Location: , Category: Graphic Arts, Description: One of a series of prints used as instructional aids for California State University Sacramento Barrio Art. Skeleton men sweeping the street right outside their apartment doors as a man drinks from a bottle in the background.
Slide Cat.5 023

Bookcover undated

General Physical Description note: Media: lithograph
creator: Posada

Comments/Description

Location: , Signature: signed, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: One of a series of prints used as instructional aids for California State University Sacramento Barrio Art. Book cover by Posada for a collection of songs with a man in the background wearing a large sombrero sticking his hands in his pant pockets. Text reads, "De Torreon a Lerdo Nueva Coleccion de CancionesModernas Para 190[illegible] Publicada Por Antonio Vanegas Arroyo Mexico No. 16".
Slide Cat.5 024

Casa de Enganches Recruitment Office undated

General Physical Description note: Media: lithograph
creator: Posada

Comments/Description

Location: , Signature: signed, Category: Graphic Arts, Description: One of a series of prints used as instructional aids for California State University Sacramento Barrio Art. A man being escorted into the Casa de Enganches in restraints by two men wearing large sombreros.
Slide Cat.5 025

Resting undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Mexican Graphic Lino Cut
creator: Yampolsky

Comments/Description

Location: , Category: Graphic Arts, Description: One of a series of prints used as instructional aids for California State University Sacramento Barrio Art. This print depicts a woman resting with a bucket in the background.
Slide Cat.6 001

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: tortilla art
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Art Forms, Description: Photograph depicts an image burned onto a flour tortilla., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.6 002

Blue Magic ca. 1970-1974

General Physical Description note: Media: car art
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: A photo of an early model blue Camaro with "Blue Magic" written above the right tail lights. The car belongs to a Royal Chicano Air Force member.
Slide Cat.6 003

Calavera May 23, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Flour tortilla and clear plaster
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: The image of a skull is charred into a flour tortilla, which is suspended from a string. "Part of Tortilla Art series shown in different exhibits.".
Slide Cat.6 004

The Crucifiction ca. 1974-1978

General Physical Description note: Media: Flour tortilla and Elmer's glue
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: Image burned into a flour tortilla is of a crucifix. "While heating tortillas one day the phone rang and José went to answer it. When he returned he found a burnt tortilla with an image he could manipulate. His hunger went away when he began burning more tortillas and creating more images, through manipulating the tortillas and the heat and heat sources. Tortillas were burned & the image embellished with red-hot wire."
Slide Cat.6 005

Cuautemoc on a Tortilla May 24, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Tortillas and Elmer's Glue
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: Image burned into a flour tortilla depicts an indigenous man. "While heating tortillas one day the phone rang and José went to answer it. When he returned he found a burnt tortilla with an image he could manipulate. His hunger went away when he began burning more tortillas and creating more images, through manipulating the tortillas and the heat and heat sources. Tortillas were burned & the image embellished with red-hot wire."
Slide Cat.6 006

Enlargement of The Crucifiction ca. 1974-1978

General Physical Description note: Media: Flour tortilla and Elmer's glue
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: A crucifix image was burned into a tortilla. "While heating tortillas one day the phone rang and José went to answer it. When he returned he found a burnt tortilla with an image he could manipulate. His hunger went away when he began burning more tortillas and creating more images, through manipulating the tortillas and the heat and heat sources. Tortillas were burned & the image embellished with red-hot wire."
Slide Cat.6 007

Face on a Tortilla May 24, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Tortillas and Elmer's Glue (for preservation)
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: Image burned into a flour tortilla depicts a mustachioed man. "While heating tortillas one day the phone rang and José went to answer it. When he returned he found a burnt tortilla with an image he could manipulate. His hunger went away when he began burning more tortillas and creating more images, through manipulating the tortillas and the heat and heat sources. Tortillas were burned & the image embellished with red-hot wire."
Slide Cat.6 008

Gallo con Chile ca. 1974-1978

General Physical Description note: Media: Flour tortilla and Elmer's glue
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: While heating tortillas one day the phone rang and José went to answer it. When he returned he found a burnt tortilla with an image he could manipulate. His hunger went away when he began burning more tortillas and creating more images, through manipulating the tortillas and the heat and heat sources. Tortillas were burned & the image embellished with red-hot wire.
Slide Cat.6 009

Huelga Eagles 1970

General Physical Description note: Media: Flour tortilla preserved with clear plaster
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: Image of a United Farm Workers huelga eagle is charred into a flour tortilla. "Part of Tortilla art series shown in different exhibits.".
Slide Cat.6 010

Madonna ca. 1974-1978

General Physical Description note: Media: Flour tortilla and Elmer's glue
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: Image burned into a flour tortilla is of a face with a halo. "While heating tortillas one day the phone rang and José went to answer it. When he returned he found a burnt tortilla with an image he could manipulate. His hunger went away when he began burning more tortillas and creating more images, through manipulating the tortillas and the heat and heat sources. Tortillas were burned & the image embellished with red-hot wire."
Slide Cat.6 011

Untitled ca. 1974-1978

General Physical Description note: Media: Flour tortilla and Elmer's glue
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Tortilla Art, Category: Indigenous Chicano Mediums and Artforms, Description: Flour tortilla is scorched with the image of a crab and an arrow. "While heating tortillas one day the phone rang and José went to answer it. When he returned he found a burnt tortilla with an image he could manipulate. His hunger went away when he began burning more tortillas and creating more images, through manipulating the tortillas and the heat and heat sources. Tortillas were burned & the image embellished with red-hot wire."
Slide Cat.7 001

(title unknown) October 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Washington Community Council, SacramentoDocumentary,Category: Installations, Description: Installation from an art exhibit at the Washington Community Council. Two United Farm Workers flags separated by two United Farm Workers eagles on stands with a bookshelf in the background., Funding: IRA/CSUS
Slide Cat.8 001

(title unknown) April 1971

General Physical Description note: Media: Unknown medium on a door
creator: Barrio Art High School Students

Comments/Description

Location: Washington Community Council, Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Murals, Description: A mural of a head with three faces (the symbol of mestizaje) on the exterior side of the door of the Washington Community Council, Sacramento. “Barrio Art for Ethnic Groups is the name of the course in the CSUS [California State University Sacramento] catalogue. In 1970 the initial “seed money” to purchase art supplies for the classes in the Barrio came from Teichart Construction Company. The Teichart family is well known in the Sacramento area for supporting community programs. They embraced Montoya’s vision of the program and donated $800.00 for art material for him to get started area. As a newly hired staff member Montoya was not aware of CSUS funding sources. But in due time after the initial donation he applied to ASI (Associated Student, Inc.) and eventually turned to IRA (Instructionally Related Material) for funding and it still continues to fund the Barrio Art Program.”, Photographer: Barrio Art Student, Funding: IRA/CSUS
Slide Cat.8 002

We Are Not Seeking to Change the World April 1971

General Physical Description note: Media: Unknown media on a door
creator: Barrio Art High School Students

Comments/Description

Location: Washington Community Council, Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Murals, Description: A mural on the entrance door of the Washington Community Council reads "We are not seeking to change life we are seekin [sic] to live it the way it should be lived." “Barrio Art for Ethnic Groups is the name of the course in the CSUS [California State University Sacramento] catalogue. In 1970 the initial “seed money” to purchase art supplies for the classes in the Barrio came from Teichart Construction Company. The Teichart family is well known in the Sacramento area for supporting community programs. They embraced Montoya’s vision of the program and donated $800.00 for art material for him to get started area. As a newly hired staff member Montoya was not aware of CSUS funding sources. But in due time after the initial donation he applied to ASI (Associated Student, Inc.) and eventually turned to IRA (Instructionally Related Material) for funding and it still continues to fund the Barrio Art Program.”, Photographer: Barrio Art Student, Funding: IRA/CSUS
Slide Cat.8 003(1-4)

(title unknown) September 1988

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: California State University Sacramento Barrio Art

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Murals, Description: Image depicting unfinished mural of Aztec figure and children riding bikes. Shows different views of individuals working on the mural
Slide Cat.8 004

Ancient Sage Talking With the Fox (detail from a panel of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural) 1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech acrylics on concrete amphitheater
creator: Cervantez

Comments/Description

Location: Southside Park, Sacramento, Category: Murals, Description: A slide portraying passing indigenous knowledge from an ancient philosopher to Francisco Godina, present Chicano philosopher.
Slide Cat.8 005

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: The Resurrection of el Tecato (detail)
creator: Cid, Armando and José Felix

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Category: Murals, Description: Mural depicts three abstract figures. (detail), Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 006

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mural
creator: Cid, Armando and José Felix

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Category: Murals, Description: Photograph depicts the lower right corner of a mural., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 007

The Resurrection of el Tecato ca. 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: commercial house paints on portable plywood panels
creator: Cid, Armando and José Felix

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unknown, Category: Murals, Description: Mural in house paints on portable plywood panels depicts a "tecato" (heroin user) being "rescued" by nude angelic figures. A UFW huelga eagle appears in the sky of the background landscape., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 008

The Resurrection of el Tecato (detail) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: commercial house paints on portable plywood panels
creator: Cid, Armando and José Felix

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Category: Murals, Description: Photograph depicts a mural of various abstract forms. Detail of The Resurrection of el Tecato, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 009

Musicians ca. 1970's

General Physical Description note: Media: mural paint
creator: Licon, Carlos

Comments/Description

Location: Washington Neighborhood Center, 400 16th Street, Sacramento 95816, Signature: unknown, Category: Murals, Description: Only the outlines of five musicians have yet been placed on the exterior wall of the Washington Neighborhood Center, Sacramento. "Center decided to paint the center & painted out the mural, painted over later in the 70's. Unfortunately, a few years after the mural was painted, the lack of knowledge of the value of murals allowed it to be painted over during renovations - eliminating a mural by one of the early Chicano Art Masters."
Slide Cat.8 010

The Sell-Outs (detail) ca. 1982

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech acrylic
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unknown, Category: Murals, Description: Detail is of the upper portion of the portable mural panel, which depicts fireworks above the Capitol and bureaucrats.
Slide Cat.8 011

The Sell-Outs (in progress) ca. 1982

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech acrylic
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unknown, Category: Murals, Description: Detail is of the upper portion of the portable mural panel, which depicts fireworks above the Capitol and bureaucrats.
Slide Cat.8 012

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts half of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural from a distance., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 013

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural (detail) ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts a detailed portion of La Victoria a panel of thr Southside Park Amphitheater Mural featuring two pachucas and a pachuco., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 014

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural (detail) ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts a corner of La Victoria, a panel of the Southside Park Amphitheater., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 015

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural (detail) ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo documents the top half of the La Victoria panel., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 016

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural (detail) ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts detail of the middle section of the La Victoria panel., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 017

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural (detail) ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Detail of Southside Park Amphitheater Mural, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 018 (1-2)

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural (detail) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts La Victoria, a panel of the Southside Amphitheater Mural., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 019

La Victoria, a panel of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Southside Park, Sacramento, Category: Murals, Description: Details of Montoya's section of Southside Park mural. All three slides are different details of the same section., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 020

La Victoria, a panel of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts a panel of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 021

La Victoria (detail), a panel of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylic
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Southside Park, Sacramento, Category: Murals, Description: A detail of the La Victoria panel of the Southside Park mural features the text "Unidos Venceremos,"., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 022

La Victoria (detail), from a panel of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylic
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Southside Park, Sacramento, Category: Murals, Description: A detail of a pachuco, a part of the Southside Park mural. "Details of Montoya's section of Southside Park mural. All three slides are different details of the same section.", Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 023

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural (restored) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech acrylic paint of concrete park amphitheater
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José, and Juanishi Orosco

Comments/Description

Location: Southside Park, Sacramento, Category: Murals, Description: Photo is of the three left panels of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural, Sacramento. "Slides of renovated Southside mural.", Funding: Restoration funded by SMAC (City of Sacramento)
Slide Cat.8 024

Southside Park Amphithearter Mural undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Lorraine García, Juanishi Orosco, and Stan Padilla

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA,Category: Murals, Description: Photograph depicts four panels of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 025

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Lorraine García, Juanishi Orosco, and Stan Padilla

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts all panels of the Southside Park Amphitheater., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 026

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Lorraine García, Juanishi Orosco, and Stan Padilla

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts a half of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural with a red car and white chair in front of it., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 027

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976-1977

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Lorraine García, Juanishi Orosco, and Stan Padilla

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Murals, Description: Photo depicts half of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.8 028

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural (left side, post-restoration) undate.

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytech acrylic paints on concrete amphitheater
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Lorraine García, Juanishi Orosco, and Stan Padilla

Comments/Description

Location: Southside Park, Sacramento, Category: Murals, Description: Photo is of the left side of the restored version of the Southside Park Amphitheater Mural, Sacramento., Funding: Restoration was funded by SMAC (City of Sacramento).
Slide Cat.8 029

Southside Park Amphitheater Mural ca. 1976

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytec Acrylics
creator: Orosco, Juanishi -- José Montoya, José - 1932, Esteban Villa, Stan Padilla, Juan Cervantez, Lorraine García, and Sam Ríos, assistant

Comments/Description

Location: Southside Park, Sacramento,Category: Murals, Description: The Southside Park Amphitheater Mural as seen from a distance., Funding: City of Sacramento
Slide Cat.8 030

Emergence of the Chicano Social Struggle in a Bi-Cultural Society (detail) ca. 1969-1970

General Physical Description note: Media: Polytec acrylics and commercial house paints, brushes, rollers on brick wall
creator: Villa, Esteban

Comments/Description

Location: Washington Neighborhood Center gym, 400 16th Street, Sacramento 95816, Signature: unknown., Category: Murals, Description: Mural depicts a muscular man with his arms up holding a cross. A United Farm Workers huelga eagle is behind him. The rest of the mural is not visible. "Earliest Chicano mural recorded according to Chicano Art historians."
Slide Cat.9 001

(title unknown) April 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Children Barrio Art Drawing, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph depicts a painting on a purple background, black lines going in all directions, and different indistinguishable colored patterns.
Slide Cat.9 002

(title unknown) April 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Children Barrio Art Drawing, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph depicts a painting of a coloful butterflies with other smaller butterflies visible in the background.
Slide Cat.9 003

(title unknown) April 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Children Barrio Art Drawing, Category: Paintings, Description: Image depicts a multicolor flower on a colorful background.
Slide Cat.9 004

(title unknown) April 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Photo Slide
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Artistic,Keywords: Children Barrio Art Drawing, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph is of a painting of a large colorful flower sorrounded by other smaller flowers in the the background.
Slide Cat.9 005

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Photo features a three panel watercolor painting that feature calavera riding a bus., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 006

Water Color Painting October 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Barrio Art Water Coloring Children, Category: Paintings, Description: Painting depicting 4 figurines divided symetrically in the paper
Slide Cat.9 007

Water Color Painting October 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Barrio Art Water Coloring Children, Category: Paintings, Description: Image depicts a painting done in water colors of girl.
Slide Cat.9 008

Art on the Boulevard: Painted Door ca. 1994

General Physical Description note: Media: Media unknown
creator: Anciano Project

Comments/Description

Location: Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Paintings, Description: Mural painted on a door and then mounted between two metal poles on a sidewalk depicts La Virgen de Guadalupe in the upper portion. The rest of the work is filled in with designs and names. "Anciano Project - Barrio Art Program. Photo is of standing sculpture and painting. The painted door is of La Virgen. On the backside of door was the varrio art kid's work, this shot shows the side the ancianos did." “Barrio Art for Ethnic Groups is the name of the course in the CSUS [California State University Sacramento] catalogue. In 1970 the initial “seed money” to purchase art supplies for the classes in the Barrio came from Teichart Construction Company. The Teichart family is well known in the Sacramento area for supporting community programs. They embraced Montoya’s vision of the program and donated $800.00 for art material for him to get started area. As a newly hired staff member Montoya was not aware of CSUS funding sources. But in due time after the initial donation he applied to ASI (Associated Student, Inc.) and eventually turned to IRA (Instructionally Related Material) for funding and it still continues to fund the Barrio Art Program.”, Photographer: José Montoya, Funding: CSUS
Slide Cat.9 009

Chile Energy ca. 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil
creator: Barbosa, Irma

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting depicts a large woman in blue holding a glowing chile., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.9 010

The Alamo May 1970

General Physical Description note: Media: media unknown
creator: Children in Barrio Art Program

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Paintings, Description: Portable mural photographed in a school. The painting is of a landscape with farm animals, houses, the Alamo, and a tank with mountains in the background. Painted by children in the Barrio Art Program. “Barrio Art for Ethnic Groups is the name of the course in the CSUS [California State University Sacramento] catalogue. In 1970 the initial “seed money” to purchase art supplies for the classes in the Barrio came from Teichart Construction Company. The Teichart family is well known in the Sacramento area for supporting community programs. They embraced Montoya’s vision of the program and donated $800.00 for art material for him to get started area. As a newly hired staff member Montoya was not aware of CSUS funding sources. But in due time after the initial donation he applied to ASI (Associated Student, Inc.) and eventually turned to IRA (Instructionally Related Material) for funding and it still continues to fund the Barrio Art Program.”, Photographer: Barrio Art student
Slide Cat.9 011

Car Wash ca. 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: poster paint on butcher paper
creator: Children in Barrio Art Program

Comments/Description

Location: Northgate Hacienda Housing Project, SacramentoDocumentary,Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Paintings, Description: Poster paint on butcher paper paintings displayed on a wall at the Northgate Hacienda housing project read, "Car Wash $1.00 Just for Outside", "Car Wash 50¢ For Inside not out[side]", etc. The artists are visible in the photo. “Barrio Art for Ethnic Groups is the name of the course in the CSUS [California State University Sacramento] catalogue. In 1970 the initial “seed money” to purchase art supplies for the classes in the Barrio came from Teichart Construction Company. The Teichart family is well known in the Sacramento area for supporting community programs. They embraced Montoya’s vision of the program and donated $800.00 for art material for him to get started area. As a newly hired staff member Montoya was not aware of CSUS funding sources. But in due time after the initial donation he applied to ASI (Associated Student, Inc.) and eventually turned to IRA (Instructionally Related Material) for funding and it still continues to fund the Barrio Art Program.”
Slide Cat.9 012

Sitting Nude March 1981

General Physical Description note: Media: color pastel on canvas
creator: Felix, Jose

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: The back of a nude woman sitting on a couch leaning on the backrest.
Slide Cat.9 013

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylics
creator: Garcia, Kathy

Comments/Description

Category: Paintings, Description: Paintings mounted on a wall above a window. The paintings are of colorful patterns.
Slide Cat.9 014

Untitled undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylic paint
creator: García, Lorraine

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Acrylic painting of interlocking shapes on a red and white background., Photographer: RCAF photographer
Slide Cat.9 015

(title unknown) October 1973

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil
creator: Hernandez, John

Comments/Description

Location: , Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: A man sitting right outside his door with his head down and his hands in his lap and his cane by his side. This painting was used for instructional purposes in Barrio Art and other classes.
Slide Cat.9 016

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted painting
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph depicts a mounted painting of a man in a red shirt wearing a crucifix., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 017

Abuelita/Hawk undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted color painting
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: José Montoya, Category: Paintings, Description: Color painting depicts a figure with red wrapped her with a blue sky and yellow field with a bird-like figure at the left hand corner above the figure., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 018(1-3)

After Work 1996

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Paintings, Description: “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.” 1. Painting depicts a man sitting at a bar on a stool. He is leaning towards his right with his left hand raised. 2. The second slide is a duplicate of the painting that depicts a man sitting at a bar on a stool whom is leaning towards his right with his left hand raised. 3. Another duplicate of the painting where a man is sitting at the bar leaning slightly to the right with his hand raised.
Slide Cat.9 019

Apples and Wine 1963

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil paints
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Still life in oil.
Slide Cat.9 020

Aztlán Warrior 1987

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylic
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Painting is of a shirtless cholo with a feather headdress at his feet. "Panel by José Montoya, 4' x 8' acrylic, 1987. This slide depicts barrio cholo who is also an Aztec dancer."
Slide Cat.9 021

La Baby With Red Sweater and Priscilla with Pompadour 1972

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylic on paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Two paintings on paper are attached to the outside of a house. They are both of pachucas.
Slide Cat.9 022

La Barra 1996

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads, "José Montoya RCAF C/S", Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Paintings, Description: A view of a pachuco patron at a bar and a bartender behind the counter. “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.9 023

Barrio Pets ca. 1986

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil pastel
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads "Barrio Pets José Montoya RCAF", Category: Paintings, Description: Part of barrio series using an alley cat and pit bull in contrast to the type of pets seen in suburbs.
Slide Cat.9 024

Barrio Pit Bull 1985

General Physical Description note: Media: oil stick
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting depicts a fat dog.
Slide Cat.9 025

Bondage June 22, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting of a blindfolded and gagged man. "Death squad torture in Latin America.".
Slide Cat.9 026

The Border Line Dog! 1987

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil Pastel
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads "87 The Border Line Dog! Jose Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: Image is of a black dog with its front legs on one side of a line and its hind legs on the other side., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 027

Braceros 1962

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: A painting reflecting Montoya's summers off in the early 60's working the Hop Harvest. Painting depicts four men standing in a soomewhat of a line. The men have worn out faces, they look tired.
Slide Cat.9 028

Cactus Fruit June 13, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Painting of a cactus, later used as the cover art for Montoya's book, 20 Years of Joda, published in 1992 by Chusma House Publishers.
Slide Cat.9 029

Calacas On the Light Rail ca. 1994

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Light Rail Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Calaveras seen through the window of a light rail - part of the light rail series. Montoya was fascinated by the dramas on the light rail series. Montoya was fascinated by the dramas on the light rail of the people going by as he stood on 12th street in Sacramento. He envisioned former residents of the barrio as skeletons on the light rail.
Slide Cat.9 030

Calacas on the Light Rail ca. 1994

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Light Rail Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Calaveras seen through the window of a light rail - part of the light rail series. Montoya was fascinated by the dramas on the light rail series. Montoya was fascinated by the dramas on the light rail of the people going by as he stood on 12th street in Sacramento. He envisioned former residents of the barrio as skeletons on the light rail.
Slide Cat.9 031

Calacas on the Light Rail ca. 1994

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Light Rail Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Calaveras seen through the window of a light rail - part of the light rail series. Montoya was fascinated by the dramas on the light rail series. Montoya was fascinated by the dramas on the light rail of the people going by as he stood on 12th street in Sacramento. He envisioned former residents of the barrio as skeletons on the light rail.
Slide Cat.9 032

Camp Area ca. 1989

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil Pastels
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: unknown, Category: Paintings, Description: Painting done while on family vacation. Painting depicts a four small houses slightly in front of a forest full of colorful trees. A water foset can be seen behind the dirt road.
Slide Cat.9 033

Cannery Worker ca. 1989

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor painting depicts a man with a mustache. "Painting depicts cannery worker in the varrio canneries."
Slide Cat.9 034

La Cantinera de Stockton June 19, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil pastel
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Stockton, Signature: signed Inscription in green reads, "José Montoya RCAF C/S"., Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting depicts a pachuca. "Portrait of a woman."
Slide Cat.9 035(1-3)

Los Carnales undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted painting
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: 1. Oil painting of three pachucos wearing zoot suits. 2. Detail of "Los Carnales". 3. Oil painting depicts three pachucos. "Did entire series as historical update to give artist's depiction of pachucos as opposed to depiction of the media in the 40's and 50's."., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 036

Chicano Elder June 24, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Inscription reads "José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting is of a veterano, a Chicano with white hair wearing a bandanna.
Slide Cat.9 037

Chicano Wearing Red Bandanna June 10, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: A vato with square sunglasses, a mustache, a red bandanna, and four palms in the background. "Watercolor of Barrio cholos."
Slide Cat.9 038

El Chino Vasquez, Veterano 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Tsumi wash
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Ink painting is of a pachuco veterano named Chino Vasquez in profile.
Slide Cat.9 039

Cholo June 7, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolors
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor portrait of a young cholo with an indigenous emblem on his bandanna. "Watercolors of the barrio and its inhabitants."
Slide Cat.9 040

Comming [sic] Out 1980

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil Pastels
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads, "Jose Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: Pastel portrait of a screaming man features the words "Comming [sic] Out!!".
Slide Cat.9 041

Cool Ones After Work ca. 1995-1996

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Paintings, Description: A view of the backs of two men sitting at the bar facing each other. “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.9 042(1-2)

Court Appearance May 29, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: 1. Oil painting depicts a pachuca and a pachuco in their Sunday best. 2. Broader view of the oil painting of the pachuca and pachuco in their Sunday best.
Slide Cat.9 043

The Curandera's Dog ca. 1996

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Looking at things about the varrio that interested him - i.e. dogs, healers.
Slide Cat.9 044

Desert Dog 1987

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil pastels
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil pastel drawing of a seated brown dog with its head and tail up. "Series on crazy coyotes and barrio dogs."
Slide Cat.9 045

Dog'gone Trolley 1997

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil pastels
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Light Rail Series, Category: Paintings, Description: A view of pelones and a dog in a suit through a window.
Slide Cat.9 046

El Engaño 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor and India ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Representing a love triangle and betrayal, a skeletal figure facing a black mass, with female standing over a heart.
Slide Cat.9 047

Farmworker Yelling "Huelga!" 1987

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil pastel
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Pastel portrait of a man's face.
Slide Cat.9 048(1-2)

El Fats de Handford ca. 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: 1. A portrait of a man in a red shirt and sunglasses. 2. Detail slide of the portrait of the man in a red shirt and sunglasses.
Slide Cat.9 049

Fishing with Tomás, San Francisco Bay 1986

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: San Francisco, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor painting is of the Golden Gate bridge. "Artist went with son and would paint while his son fished."
Slide Cat.9 050

El Flaco May 29, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: , Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph of four different paintings displayed around a firehose. Starting from left to right; the first painting displays three men riding horses headed towards the mountains, the second painting depicts a man standing against a wall and above him there is text that reads, "ployment office", the third paintng depicts a pachuco "El Flaco" in a blue zoot suit, and the last painting has two black birds sitting side by side on a green background. José Montoya was focusing on "El Flaco" painting..."refers to painting on FAR left" José Montoya., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 051

El Flaco May 29, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting of a pachuco. "For Pachuco show."
Slide Cat.9 052

The Fox 1972

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Portrait of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force] philosopher Francisco Godina, alias the Fox.
Slide Cat.9 053

The General 1964

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil Painting of a Mexican Revolutionary General, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 054

Gus `

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting depicts a pachuco in profile looking toward the viewer's right. "For pachuco art exhibit.".
Slide Cat.9 055 (1-2)

Happy Hour ca. 1995

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Paintings, Description: Part of watercolor bar series drawn from on-going drawings done in bars. Interested in the dramas found in bars. Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.” 1. Painting of two men sitting at a bar holding a conversation. 2. Detail of the painting with the two men sitting at the bar holding a conversation.
Slide Cat.9 056

Happy Hour 1997

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Paintings, Description: A bar scene of two people and a bartender. “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”
Slide Cat.9 057

How I Came to America May 21, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: tissue paper, black India ink
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads "José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: Image is of a woman and a child with a sun and a mountain in the background. "Remembering 1st visit to Albuquerque with mother and discovering America was a 'strange place' - 'Stranger than the village and the mountains that I came from'."
Slide Cat.9 058

It Looks Like What's-His-Name June 8, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor and oil pastel
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Face of a man who mirrors many faces.
Slide Cat.9 059

Jaguar ca. 1984

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil pastels
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: A view of a jaguar on the prowl.
Slide Cat.9 060

The Journey 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting is of an elderly couple. The womans face looks like it is deteriorating.
Slide Cat.9 061

Kojak 1982

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads, " José Montoya RCAF", Keywords: Barrio Watercolor Series, Category: Paintings, Description: The face of a Pachuco with a drooping hat and mustache.
Slide Cat.9 062

Leaning Woman 1967

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting is an oblique portrait of a young woman.
Slide Cat.9 063

The Levey Road ca. 1986

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylic
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Landscape painting depicts a road leading up to a house. "Painting with my son: Montoya would take his son to the levee in Sacramento and they would paint. This is one of José's paintings."
Slide Cat.9 064

Lips 1972

General Physical Description note: Media: Tsumi ink and watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor painting is of a pachuca with a round face.
Slide Cat.9 065

Lonely Happy Hour 1997

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Bar Drawings, Category: Paintings, Description: A view of a black man sitting at a bar. “Bar drawing series started many years ago when Montoya, on a hot summer afternoon with sketch book in hand, entered a bar across the street from the Greyhound Bus station and ordered a beer. He sat and listened to stories from the patrons and eventually started drawing faces to the stories and continues to do so.”.
Slide Cat.9 066

Mariana's Eyes 1999

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: Signature in red paint reads "José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting of a woman's eyes. The rest of her face is obscured by a mask like those worn by skiers., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 067

Memorias 2001

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: Signature in blue paint reads "José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: Painting is of a man with a cane sitting at a bar. Behind the bar is a painting of a nude woman. "One of a series.", Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 068

Mick Jagger ca. 1965-1966

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Interested in Mick Jagger as subject matter at the time - his expressive facial features & face. Painting of Mick Jagger singing.
Slide Cat.9 069

Miller Park ca. 1990

General Physical Description note: Media: Prisma Color Pencils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads "José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: Landscape depicts four trees alongside a stream. "Day drawing from his parked car - Artist enjoys/will stop while driving to do a drawing."
Slide Cat.9 070

Mr. Midnight Blue 1976

General Physical Description note: Media: oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: , Signature: Signed, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil Painting of a portrait of a male Pachuco., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 071

No More Drivebys For This Vato (detail) 1992

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: A man's face as he in either death or slumber. "Detail of a larger painting.".
Slide Cat.9 072

An O.G. in the Varrio 1998

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolors
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor painting depicts a man with a house and palm trees in the background. "One of many watercolors of the varrio."
Slide Cat.9 073

Old Pachuco in the Varrio ca. 1996

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor painting is of a pachuco with a house in the background. "Watercolors of the varrio."
Slide Cat.9 074

Our Lady of the Valley ca. 1997

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads "José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: Painting depicts the back of a woman sitting in a folding chair. Two palm trees are in the background. "Portrait of a farm-worker mom resting.".
Slide Cat.9 075

Pachuca with Orange Blouse 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Paintings, Description: A portrait of a pachuca in a plaid green jacket and an orange blouse.
Slide Cat.9 076(1-2)

Pachuco Couple 2001

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads " José Montoya RCAF C/S", Category: Paintings, Description: 1. Portrait of a young pachuco couple. "Former student of RCAF [Royal Chicano Air Force] who became a high school teacher received a grant to have muralist provide canvas paintings that would be used [to] do a traveling exhibit." 2. Detail of oil painting that depicts a pauchco couple .
Slide Cat.9 077

People on the Light Rail 2000

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Light Rail Series, Category: Paintings, Description: An abstract view of human figures in a window.
Slide Cat.9 078(1-3)

Pinche Pete ca. 1989-1990

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: 1. Image is of former California governor Pete Wilson in a business suit with his hands behind his head. "Done when State School Board passed [voter initiative] Prop. 187." 2. Detail of the image of former California governor Pete Wilson. "During Board of Education meeting discussing Proposition 187. 3. Detail of the image of former California governor Pete Wilson.
Slide Cat.9 079

El Pinto Louie 1992

General Physical Description note: Media: Tempera
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Tempera portrait of a man. "Experimenting with opaque water paint."
Slide Cat.9 080

Portrait of a Huero 1980

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor.
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor portrait of an Anglo-American.
Slide Cat.9 081

Portrait of Leonard Baca in Casket ca. 1990

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting is a close-up image of the deceased. "Portrait was requested by Baca family."
Slide Cat.9 082

Posada in the Varrio 2001

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylics
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Light Rail Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Shows Posada riding the light rail with Sacramento calacas.
Slide Cat.9 083

The Priest 1966

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Church Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting of a priest sitting in a chair at an oblique angle. "Done during artist's anti-cleric period.".
Slide Cat.9 084

The Red Wagon 1964

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: A small boy riding a red wagon down a hill.
Slide Cat.9 085

Richmond Marina 1959

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor painting of a boat at a dock. "One of artist's earliest successful watercolors."
Slide Cat.9 086

Rush Hour on the Light Rail 2000

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Light Rail Series, Category: Paintings, Description: An abstract of human figures in a window. A person leans forward. There is a house in the background.
Slide Cat.9 087

Sell Outs ca. 1991

General Physical Description note: Media: Politec acrylic on Masonite
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: This is one of many panels of a portable mural, each by a different artist. Mural depicting dead low rider in a coffin with political figures, church people, officials, so-called community leaders around, with the capitol dome as a phallic symbol ejaculating into the cosmos. This mural panel depicts the insensitivity of the legislature and politicians in light of barrio violence. The panel was done for a traveling show called In Progress" curated by René Yáñez, traveling through CA in the early 90's. "In Progress" related to: in each exhibition town local artists added panels to the mural. The panel is now part of José Montoya's personal collection.", Funding: Centro de Artistas Chicanos
Slide Cat.9 088

Solano 2001

General Physical Description note: Media: Oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Farmworker chopping beets.
Slide Cat.9 089

Th' Futuristic Dogs July 1989

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil stick
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription in pencil reads "7/89 "Th' Futuristic Dogs" José Montoya RCAF", Category: Paintings, Description: A black dog whose legs are in motion is in front of a personified dog., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 090

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: oils
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting of a coastal landscape., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 091

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted color painting
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Color painting depicts a figure with red and yellow wrapped in red with a blue sky., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 092

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Mounted Color Painting
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Painting depicts a figure wrapped in red with a blue sky, blue mountains and gold field as a background. A bird flys above the figure's head., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 093

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Color Painting
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Painting depicts a couple sitting at a bar. The woman on the left is facing the man on the right. A side profile of thr woman is seen. The man on the right has his left hand on his left hip and right hand raised., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 094

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Painting
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: A two panel painting depicting on the left side a coffin with a man with a moustache wearing a bandana lying inside with a group of various celebrities and politician caricatures standing infront of thr capital build illuminated by fireworks. The right side depicts a woman in a red top and whilt pants holding a bouquet of flowers, wearing a tiara and a Lowrider Queen shash., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 095

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor painting
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor painting of a red cable bridge with a dark blue sky and mountains in the background, Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 096

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted paintings
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph feature four mounted drawings at an exhibit., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 097

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted drawings
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph feature mounted drawings at an exhibit viewed from a doorway., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 098

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted paintings
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph feature two mounted paintings at an exhibit in a corner., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 099

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted paintings
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph depicts two paintings and two sketches at an exhibit., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 100

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted artwork
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph depicts two paintings displayed at an exhibit., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 101

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: mounted artwork
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Paintings, Description: Photograph depicts two paintings displayed at an exhibit located in at a corner., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.9 102

Two Skeletons - Scene Through a Light Rail Window ca. 1994

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads "José Montoya RCAF", Keywords: Light Rail Series, Category: Paintings, Description: From the 'Light Rail Series' depicting people on the light rail. This piece allegorical: two skeletons on the light rail train with the fields they had worked in the background.
Slide Cat.9 103

Untitled ca. 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Tsumi ink and watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: The face of a Pachuca who has distinct red lips and bluish tones in her cheeks.
Slide Cat.9 104

Untitled ca. 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Black India ink and colored markers
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Paintings, Description: A pen and marker drawing of a pachuca in a purple dress.
Slide Cat.9 105

Untitled ca. 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Black India ink and colored markers
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Paintings, Description: A face of a pachuca with red, yellow, gray, and light blue.
Slide Cat.9 106

Untitled May 29, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Keywords: Pachuca Series, Category: Paintings, Description: A profile of the left side of a pachuca's face in a blue background.
Slide Cat.9 107

Untitled 1995

General Physical Description note: Media: Opaque tempera on cardboard
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Oil painting of a dignified-looking young cholo in a red bandanna.
Slide Cat.9 108

Untitled June 18, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil stick
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unsigned, Keywords: Pachuco Series, Category: Paintings, Description: Image is of a pachuco with a mustache and a ducktail in a red shirt. "Another Pachuco".
Slide Cat.9 109

Untitled 1998

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Imagined varrio setting - car in front of varrio house with city skyscrapers in the background.
Slide Cat.9 110

Untitled 1998

General Physical Description note: Media: watercolors
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: People seen in a trolley window.
Slide Cat.9 111

The Visit May 18, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Oil
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed Inscription reads "Montoya", Category: Paintings, Description: Painting of an elderly couple. The couple is dressed in white clothing and they are sitting in front of a red table. "In the painting it looks as if one figure is institutionalized and the other is visiting."
Slide Cat.9 112

War is Hell 1968

General Physical Description note: Media: Tsumi wash on wrinkled paper
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Painting of a Vietnam soldier, an anti-war statement against the Vietnam war.
Slide Cat.9 113

Winitos 1989

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Portrait of two vagrants in the park, based on a drawing done of two people in a park.
Slide Cat.9 114

Happy Hour June 22, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: silkscreen painted with watercolors
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José and Rudy Cuellar, assistant

Comments/Description

Location: Rudy Cuellar's silkscreen shop and Montoya's studio, Category: Paintings, Description: A watercolor of a bar on the cover of the 2004 Commemorative Artist Calendar. "Prints from small sketch used for fundraiser for Galería de la Raza in San Francisco, CA.".
Slide Cat.9 115

(title unknown) June 2, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: hand-painted silkscreen from a small drawing
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Louie "The Foot" Gonzalez and Rudy Cuellar, assistants

Comments/Description

Location: Centro de Artistas Chicanos, Sacramento, Signature: signed, Category: Paintings, Description: Painting is of a pachuco with an outstretched hand. He wears a Zoot suit with a green jacket and blue pants. "Part of 'affordable art' project.", Funding: Centro de Artistas Chicanos
Slide Cat.9 116

(title unknown) May 27, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Orosco, Juanishi

Comments/Description

Category: Paintings, Description: Painting depicting horses running from left to right. There is a large "A" and image of a blindfolded man.
Slide Cat.9 117

Juan Ishi May 31, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor
creator: Orosco, Juanishi

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Watercolor painting of a tree with five stars around the top, the United Farm Workers eagle at the bottom, and an indigenous face wearing an eagle's head on the side. "Study for a larger piece."
Slide Cat.9 118

Mural Study ca. 1975-1976

General Physical Description note: Media: Watercolor Wash
creator: Orosco, Juanishi

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Signature: unknown, Category: Paintings, Description: A painting of an older and younger man wearing sombreros. It is unclear if this is detail from a painting or a mural.
Slide Cat.9 119

Untitled July 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylic
creator: Orosco, Juanishi

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Abstract of what appears to be a Mesoamerican face with the sun to the lower left and a white horse in the background., Photographer: Juanishi Orosco, Funding: Centro de Artistas Chicanos
Slide Cat.9 120

Untitled July 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylic
creator: Orosco, Juanishi

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: A woman sits on the ground with her head in her arms and her arms on her knees. The background is blue with stars on the left and a diamond on the right., Photographer: Juanishi Orosco, Funding: Centro de Artistas Chicanos
Slide Cat.9 121

Untitled June 2, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Acrylic
creator: Orosco, Juanishi

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Paintings, Description: Geometric figures make up an abstraction of a red swirling star and a face with the United Farm Wokers eagle in the background., Photographer: Juanishi Orosco, Funding: Centro de Artistas Chicanos
Slide Cat.11 001

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Photograph
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Photography, Description: Four mounted photos that depict children practicing traditional dances., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.11 002

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: photograph
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Photography, Description: Photograph depicts a sign for the Royal Chicano Airforce painted on the side of a red building with a yellow roof., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.11 003

(title unknown) ca. 1994-1995

General Physical Description note: Media: Black and white photography
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: unknowncreative, Signature: unsigned, Category: Photography, Description: Photo depicts two elderly farmworkers resting during a UFW [United Farm Workers] march to Sacramento.
Slide Cat.11 004

(title unknown) [Female Farm Worker Marcher] ca. 1994-1995

General Physical Description note: Media: Black and White photography
creator: Artist Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: unknowncreative,Category: Photography, Description: Photo taken during a UFW [United Farm Workers] march to Sacramento; part of artist's collection for the purpose of lectures and/or presentations, Depicting elderly female marcher.
Slide Cat.11 005

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Mounted Black and White Photograph
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Photography, Description: Black and White Photo depicts a man in a trench coat standing infront of a town back drop., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.12 001

Paper Mache Sculptures May 31, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Papier-mâché
creator: Artists Unknown

Comments/Description

Location: Southside Park, Sacramento, Signature: unknown, Category: Sculptures, Description: A photo of two papier-mâché sculptures in Southside Park with a large crowd looking on. The sculptures appear to be abstract figures.
Slide Cat.12 002

Barrio Art April 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Wood Sculpture Relief
creator: High School Barrio Art Participants

Comments/Description

Location: Centro de Artistas Chicanos, Sacramento, Category: Sculptures, Description: Collaborative effort by Barrio Art students. Geometric figures cut out of wood forming what appears to be a star or a shining sun in the center. Colors include green, red, orange, yellow and black., Photographer: Barrio Art student
Slide Cat.12 003

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: media unknown
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Signature: unknown, Category: Sculptures, Description: Sculpture in unknown media depicts a face. This photos is out of focus., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.12 004

La Resoland June 13, 1905

General Physical Description note: Media: Adobe, glass, wood, flowers, and poetry
creator: Montoya, José - 1932, José -- Mary Hoeber, assistant

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, Category: Sculptures, Description: Sculpture exhibited at the In Lak'Esh exhibit resembles a part of a wall with a red window. It is partially plastered in blue. A pot of flowers is visible on the other side of the window. Several hands emerge from the unplastered portion of the wall. Writing above the window reads, "Resonant Valley But Everyone Said I Was Lazy I Knew But How I Knew Why I Was Easy On Th' Clusters- Carful With The Leaves Slow I Was Too Quick To Sadden at th Sight of th' Green Iridescent Worm Scorching Itself OnTh' Hot, Planed-For-Trays, Sand, And Knowing I Had Something To Do With Its Death I Wept"., Photographer: José Montoya, Funding: unknown.
Slide Cat.13 001

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Photograph
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Non-Center Activites and Programs, Description: Photograph depicts a man standing in a studio. The man is in the center with a painting on his left and a painting on his right in the background., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.13 002

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Photograph
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Non-Center Activites and Programs, Description: Photograph was taken in an art studio. It depicts an uncomplete painting on the right and plans and skectches mounted on the wall on the left., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.13 003

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Photograph
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Non-Center Activites and Programs, Description: Photograph depicts an unfinished painting with the center portion of the piece painted. The bottom an top are only penciled in., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.13 004

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Photograph
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Non-Center Activites and Programs, Description: Photograph depicts a studio with a man painting a large canvas with the painting 2/3 complete. The Painter is working on the lower third of the painting., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.13 005

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: photograph
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Sacramento, CA, Category: Non-Center Activites and Programs, Description: Photograph depicts a park like scene with people sitting on concrete steps. In front of them is a grassy area shaded by trees with a pathway., Photographer: José Montoya
Slide Cat.13 006(1-2)

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Children Barrio Art Drawing, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Children painting with water color [sic] on butcher paper on the floor José Montoya. 1. Image of a little girl crouched down on the floor painting with watercolors. Adult is sitting right beside her. 2. Photograph of the little girl looking at the camera while painting with black watercolors. Adults hand is visible., Photographer: José Montoya, Funding: CSUS/Barrio Art
Slide Cat.13 007(1-2)

(title unknown) March 1982

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Image of two college students, a woman and a man working and discussing their art project together. They are sitting on a small table. Both of them are looking down at their art and are coloring it in with some permanent markers. The woman is wearing a bright red shirt and the man is wearing burgundy collared shirt that has some horizontal white and black stipes.
Slide Cat.13 008(1-6)

(title unknown) March 1982

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Images are part of the Barrio Seniors needle work project. First image depicts two woman talking and perhaps holding a meeting. The woman closest to the left is looking at the woman to the right who seems to be frowning. The frowning woman is wearing big rimmed glasses and a bright red collared shirt. The one on the left is wearing a white shirt with a white cardigan over it. There are bags, mugs, and plates scattered around the table right in front of them. Second slidedepicts women talking. One of the women has there back to the viewer and is looking at a multicolored patterned purse that she is holding. The other woman is sitting looking at her. There are other women sitting in the same table as they are. In the background there is a white refrigerator. The third slide you can see three elderly women working on their needle work. Two of the women are sitting in one table with writing something and across from them is a young man. The other woman is sitting in a table behind them and there is a young man sitting next to her but you cannot see all of him. The fourth slide depicts an elder woman wearing a light blue crochet sweater and a black beret as she works on her needle work. Fifth, slide photo of several people at an Ancianos Workshop who are sitting in front of a bright yellow wall either talking, working or doing both. Sixth photo has an elderly woman facing away from the viewer working on her needle work project. She is working with yellow, green, and red yarn.
Slide Cat.13 009

(title unknown) April 1980

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: A group of students discussing projects with seniors. While some speak with the seniors other are working on painting a bottle., Photographer: students
Slide Cat.13 010

(title unknown) November 1985

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Man writing on eraseboard in the background, while 4 children staring the other way in the foreground. He is a CSUS Student who is teaching sign painting/lettering to the children.
Slide Cat.13 011

(title unknown) October 23, 1987

General Physical Description note: Media: Photo Slide
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Senior exhibiting his wall hanging. The senior man is standing to the right of his artwork.
Slide Cat.13 012(1-7)

(title unknown) December 1980

General Physical Description note: Media: Photo Slide
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Part of a group of slides that comes from an end of semester fiesta project which was titled, "You Eat What You Make". The children use food, fruit, and vegetables to make project. The first slide has a picture of baked cokies with childrens' names on it. The second slide is a picture of twins eating their food. The third slide shows some children holding up their decorated food while others are still seen working on their projects. The fourth slide shows a child's arm and hand holding a decorated green apple. The apple is decorated with marshmellows. The fifth slide depicts a little girl in a blue dress looking and smiling towards the camera. She is sitting besides two other children and her food project is sitting in the table right in front of her. The sixth slide depicts a little boy wearing a yellow jacket working on his fruit project. The last slide, seventh, depicts a little wearing a pink jacket looking at her decorated fruit.
Slide Cat.13 013(1-3)

(title unknown) undated

General Physical Description note: Media: Photo Slide
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: What José Montoya calls "Platito Art" there is a photo depicting decorated plates joined vertically. The plates have drawings of fruit, they look like still life drawings. The next slide is a photograph image of a classroom. There is artwork posted up all over the classroom such as construciton paper of ships sailing through the ocean, and yarn artwork. The last slide is just another angle of the previous slide.
Slide Cat.13 014(1-5)

(title unknown) November 1978

General Physical Description note: Media: Photo Slide
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Photographs under the title of "Dia de los Muertos Crafts- Preparations. 1. A group of kids are pictured working with construction paper. One boy is drawing on the paper and looking at the camera. The other, a young man, is holding scissors and wiping his mouth. 2. A picture of a little boy wearing a bandana is holding paper cut outs. 3.A woman and boy working on Dia de los Muertos preparations. The woman is working on a putting together a calavera. 4. A girl cutting a paper pumpkin, while a boy stares at the camera. 5. Different children working Dia de los Muertos preparations.
Slide Cat.13 015

(title unknown) December 1980

General Physical Description note: Media: Photo Slide
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

Location: Documentary,Keywords: Barrio Art Program, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: The photo depicts young boys learning silk- screening techniques. One of the boys is holding a screen in his hands and is looking straight in front of him, he is considerably older than the two other boys. The two other kids are just looking at him working with the screen.
Slide Cat.13 016(1-7)

(title unknown) November 1978, May 1980, May 1974

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Photographs are titled by José Montoya under "Making Puppets Children." 1. Boy holding up puppet on right hand smiling at the camera. He is wearing a white t-shirt underneath a cream collared shirt 2. Boy holding two puppets on both hands. One of the puppets is green and the other is black with red hair and a red smile. 3. Woman holding a toddler with paper puppet and little girl with very short hair is hoding up two of her paper puppets. 4. Girl holding puppets in her hands is smiling at the camera. 5. A group of women are sitting in a table working on puppets. 6. Young woman holding up her puppet towards the camera. 7. Young child holding up puppet.
Slide Cat.13 017(1-8)

(title unknown) July 1975

General Physical Description note: Media: Slide Photo
creator: Montoya, José - 1932

Comments/Description

documentary, Category: Non-Center Activities and Programs, Description: Series of José Montoya's "Barrio Art 'Working With