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Art Appreciation Guide (NW): El Paso Murals and Muralists

Resources to study local and regional artists


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

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

Alvarado, Jesus "CIMI"  Segundo Barrio muralist

Callejo, Carlos local muralist now active in Los Angeles

Colin, Mario  1959-2014

Enriquez, Gaspar nationally known San Elizario artist

Gandara, Margarita "Mago"Orona   woman muralist

  • VV campus 1978 mural Time and Sand started in 1975 with her EPCC students (early mural instructor @ logan heights) working on it for three years. 

UTEP Library Special Collections manuscript:
MS584 Gándara (Mago) papers
Subjects: Texas Western College faculty, art, El Paso, murals [UTEP alumni] Coverage: 1976-2000s

Inostroza, Cesar  1996 EPCC graduate muralist

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

Ortega, Tino

Ortiz, Angel 2014 muralist,former president of EPCC Art Student Society

Overstreet, Mitzu

Websites on El Paso Murals / Chicano Mural Movement

Books on El Paso Murals / Chicano Mural Movement

Colors on Desert Walls

at all EPCC libraries. Click on image for current info.

Folk Art in Texas

Ebook for EPCC users only.  Click on title to view.  p. 64-68 Murals in El Paso

Chicana/o Studies: Survey and Analysis

P. 347-356 "Border Artists in the Contemporary El Paso Mural Movement" in 2nd ed at NW. Includes detailed bibliography.

Chicano Renaissance

Print book at NW, MDP, and VV Libraries at  E184.M5 C453 2000  
Gaspar Enriquez: p. 211-214

Videos on El Paso Murals

Only In El Paso, El Paso Street Art: A Mural Renaissance
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