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Frontera: Male Artists

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Fine Arts - Men

See also sources for El Paso Muralists

Aceves, José leading Latino muralist from El Paso 1901-1968 see El Paso Muralists

Acosta, Manuel  1921-1989, well-known artist and Bowie High graduate

  • 1967 New York Times article on his one-man show

Adame, Felipe 1942-2017 Mural artist, founding father of Lincoln Park " El Paso's Chicano Park " see El Paso Muralists

Alvarado, Jesus "CIMI"  Segundo Barrio muralist see El Paso Muralists

Baron, Ho  Sculptor of fantastical objects

CallejoCarlos local muralist now active in Los Angeles see El Paso Muralists

Casasola, Alfonso famous Mexican photographer in Segundo Barrio 

Castro, Antonio and Antonio Castro H. Father/son El Paso artists

Cisneros, Jose (1910–2009)  Tejano book illustrator, artist, and historian in El Paso

Colin, Mario  1959-2014 see El Paso Muralists

Enriquez, Gaspar nationally known San Elizario artist see El Paso Muralists

Garcia, Geronimo

Garcia, Nacho advertising artist/cartoonist who worked decades with the El Paso Times

Inostroza, Cesar  1996 EPCC graduate muralist  see El Paso Muralists

Krupp, Louis 1888-1978

Lea, Thomas Callahan III  1907-2001  artist/journalist/historian

Magee, James  painter, sculptor, poet located in Cornudas, TX (Hudspeth County) who also works under the names Annabel Livermore and Horace Mayfield.  

Marcus, Hal  notable living El Paso artist  

Martinez, Ernesto Pedregon El Pasoan muralist and WWII veteran one of the nation’s leading Mexican-American artists.  see El Paso Muralists

Olague, ​Mauricio  artist/teacher @ Bowie and 3X city wrestling champion

Ortega, Tino  see El Paso Muralists

Overstreet, Mitzu  see El Paso Muralists

Rakocy, Bill  1924-2015

Per librarian at the UTEP Special Collections, there may be a small amount of material about Bill Rakocy in the Richard Worthington Collection.  Call ahead to tell them you are coming so they can check. (915) 747-5697

You will have to search for newspaper articles in the Newsbank database for 1999-  AND also or newspapers on microfilm downtown for information on Bill Rakocy.  Also be sure to check the vertical file in the downtown library's Border Heritage Center.  

Shows, Charles cartoonist from El Paso who went on to work with Walt Disney.

Snead, Bob artist/actor/veteran

Ureta, Manual (Xingaderas)  paper mache artist

Valencia, Nestor  artist, former City Planner in El Paso, 2015 honoree in the El Paso Historical Society's Hall of Honor

Villareal, Leo  light sculpture and installation artist

Waterhouse, Russell (1929-2019)

El Paso's Muralists / Chicano Mural Movement

Local Art Exhibit Catalogues

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