Bold and intense imagery rich in color has long been a trademark of art expressing the Chicano experience. Drawn from the collection of Cheech Marin, Papel Chicano includes about 40 works on paper – primarily pastels, but also drawings, mixed media, oil, acrylic and gouaches – from nearly 20 artists. Represented are Gaspar Enriquez, Margaret Garcia, Raul Guerrero, Roberto Gutierrez, Wayne Alaniz Healy, Adan Hernandez, Leo Limon, Jose Lozano, Jesus “Chuy c/s” Rangel, Cesar Martinez, Alex Rubio, Frank Romero, Eloy Torrez, John Valadez, Patssi Valdez, Vincent Valdez, and George Yepes.


Park City, Utah – Kimball Art Center
March 21 through May 3, 2009

Dallas, Texas – Latino Cultural Center
December 11, 2008 through February 21, 2009

Anaheim, California – The MUZEO
January 27 through May 18, 2008

Mesa, Arizona – Mesa Arts Center
September 15, 2007 through January 6, 2008

For more information about this exhibition, send an email to Melissa Richardson Banks at