A red-orange cross over four diverse screen prints. On the cross are the words Cultura Cura 50 Years of Self Help Graphics in East LA

Cultura Cura: 50 Years of Self Help Graphics in East LA

Wed, 10/25/2023 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/21/2024 - 5:00pm
Special Research Collections

Please join us at 5PM on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 for an event and reception to celebrate the opening of the exhibition.  

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 Ibanez, Frank Hernandez, and Sister Karen Boccalero.