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Gaspar Enriquez papers, 1973-2017

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as six series.

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Series 1: Biographical Materials , 1973-2014
3 Folders
Box 1

Biographical materials include several awards and certificates from Bowie High School and organizations in El Paso, a photograph of Enriquez and a few of artwork, and sketches of objects.
Description Container Select
Awards and Certificates, 1991-1994
Includes originals and photocopies.
1
1
Photographs, 1976-2014
1
2
Sketches, undated
1
3

Series 2: Correspondence , circa 1985-2017
0.3 Linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence is with Bernadine Antone, Miguel Juarez, journalist Elda Silva, and includes notes to Enriquez regarding his public works, and general personal and professional correspondence regarding events, exhibitions, studio visits, and participation with arts organizations.
Description Container Select
General, circa 1985-2017
1
4-9
Antone, Bernadine, circa 2000
Includes digital photograph of Enriquez during the Tour of Homes in 1984.
1
10
El Paso Commission for Women, 2003
Includes a biographical sketch of Enriquez's wife, Ann M. Enriquez.
1
11
Juarez, Miguel, 1994
Includes a transcript of an interview with Enriquez.
1
12
Notes to Enriquez from "Generations" Board, 2014
1
13
Notes to Enriquez from Museum Public Notes, 2014
1
14
Silva, Elda, 2008
1
15
University of Texas at El Paso, undated
1
16

Series 3: Writings , 1983-circa 2000
4 Folders
Box 1

Writings consist of artist statements, a notebook, a student paper on sculptor Luis Jimenez, and Enriquez's statements on his teaching philosophy.
Description Container Select
Artist Statements, circa 2000
1
17
Notebook, 1983
Notebook contains notes on magazine articles and classical architecture. Also includes correspondence with New Mexico State University.
1
18
Student Paper on Luis Jimenez, 1985
1
19
Teaching Philosophy, undated
1
20

Series 4: Commission and Project Files , 1994-2003
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Commission and project files include correspondence, contracts, budget plans, digital mockups, and digital images of mural placement at the San Antonio Convention Center and Roosevelt Elementary School, the book Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art: Artists, Works, Culture, and Education, illustrations for the book Elegy on the Death of Cesar Chavez by Rudolfo Anaya, and room design at the San Vicente Spiritual Center.
Description Container Select
Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art: Artists, Works, Culture, and Education, Book Inclusion, 2000-2003
1
21
Elegy on the Death of Cesar Chavez by Rudolfo Anaya, Book Illustrations, 2001-2002
Includes loan forms for the El Paso Museum of Art exhibition.
1
22
The History of the Mission Valley, Mural, 1994
Includes group photographs and digital photographs of the mural.
1
23
Roosevelt Elementary School, Mural, 1994-1995
Includes a contract with the Junior League of El Paso and student assistant release forms.
1
24
San Antonio Convention Center Expansion Project, Mural, 1998-2002
Includes born-digital records, see ER01.
1
25
Mural Placement Images (2000), Digital Photographs, 2019
0.001 Gigabytes
Seven computer files
ER01
San Vicente Spiritual Center, Room Design and Painting, 2005
1
26

Series 5: Exhibition Files , 1990-2007
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1, OV 3

Files for exhibitions include documentation on Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation (1990-1993), or CARA, a traveling exhibition; Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge (2004), an exhibition showcasing Chicano artworks collected by Cheech Marin; and others. The files include correspondence, clippings of reviews, loan agreements, mockups for a mural, and visitor comments.
Description Container Select
Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation/CARA (1990-1993), 1990-1993
1
27
La Rosa Dolorosa (1995), El Paso Museum of Art, 1995
Includes photocopies of visitor comments.
1
28
Chicano State of Mind (2001), Parchman Stremmel Galleries, 2001
1
29
Chicano Visions: American Painters of the Verge (2004), 2003-2004
Includes photographs of artwork in the gallery and Cheech Marin along with loan agreements for El Cheech.
1
30-32
Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge (2004), 2003-2004
Includes mockups for a mural at the El Paso Museum of Art.
3
Mis Homies (2006), The People's Gallery, 2006
Includes visitor comments.
1
33
North and South of the Border (2007), Las Cruces Museum of Art, 2007
Includes photocopies of visitor comments.
1
34

Series 6: Printed Materials , 1973-2017
0.6 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2, OV 3

Printed materials include art reproductions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, flyers, invitations, magazines, newsletters, and press releases featuring Enriquez, his artwork, and exhibitions.
Description Container Select
Art Reproductions, Mi Querida Madre, circa 2008
1
35
Booklets and Brochures, 1992-2015
1
36
Clippings, 1990-2017
1
37
Clippings, 1990-2017
2
1-3
Clippings, 1990-2017
3
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1991-2016
1
38-39
Flyers, 2016, undated
1
40
Invitations, 2014-2015
Includes an invitation to the University of Texas at El Paso's Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony of which Enriquez was a recipient.
1
41
Magazine, 2001
1
42
Newsletter, 1991-2004
1
43
Newsletters, 1991-2004
2
4
Press Releases, 1973, 1994
1
44

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.