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Art, Community, and Excellence: 50 Years of Self Help Graphics

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/21/2024 - 5:00pm
Special Research Collections

UCSB Library is pleased to present an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Los Angeles cultural arts center and studio Self Help Graphics (SHG).  Exhibition materials will be drawn from the Library's California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, which includes an extensive collection of SHG studio silk screen prints and slides, as well as organizational records, photographs, and ephemera. SHG was founded in the early 1970s, during the height of the Chicano Civil Rights movement, by artists Carlos Bueno, Antonio Ibaez, Frank Hernandez, and Sister Karen Boccalero. 

Image Credit: 25 Calakas, Day of the Dead Anniversary poster, 1998, Jose Ramirez.