Malaquías Montoya was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, raised in California, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1969. He was a Professor at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, CA for twelve years; five of which he was also Chair of the Ethnic Studies Department. Since 1989, he has held a professorship at the University of California, Davis, teaching in the Art and Chicano/a Studies departments, and has taught at Stanford and Berkeley. He is best known for his silkscreen prints, which have been exhibited internationally and he is a founder of the social serigraphy movement in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is championed as an influential figure in the Chicano Art Movement of the 1960′s and 1970′s.
20″ x 26″
This is a new addition that Malaquias donated at the silent auction last week. It’s an original, signed print that reads “Crime in the Suites,” 2010. It’s on display at the Delta of Venus in Davis through 24 December and can be purchased for $75.00.
13″ x 19″