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Summary: An interview with Ofelia Esparza conducted 2022 May 22 and June 27, by Fernanda Espinosa for the Archives of American Art, at Esparza's home in Los Angeles, California.
Ofelia Esparza (1932- ) is an artist in Los Angeles, California known for her ofrendas, or altars. Esparza is a sixth-generation altar maker and educates widely, holding workshops on honoring history through altars. She has also worked with Self Help Graphics in her home in Los Angeles.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Alice L. Walton Foundation.