Oral Herstory - Margaret Alarcón

Margaret Alarcón

Education/Degrees/Certificates: BFA, Illustration, Art Center, M.Ed. Cross Cultural Education, M.F.A. Studio Arts, Cal State LA

Art Mediums: Sculptural mixed media, printmaking, papel picado, classical painting & drawing.

Themes: growing up in East LA; her educational experiences; learning papel picado with her aunt and mother at Plaza de la Raza; experiences in art schools where there was no representation of Chicana/o and indigenous art; creation of sculptural objects and paintings; the role of Mujeres de Maiz as a space of support.