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Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records, 1966-2016

Lopez, Joe, 1945-

Painter, Gallery owner

Collection Information

Size: 1.7 Linear feet; 32.93 Gigabytes

Summary: The Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records measure 1.7 linear feet and 32.93 GB and date from 1966 to 2016. The collection is comprised of biographical records that include interviews with Lopez, autobiographical writings by Lopez and writings by others, printed and digital materials, artwork, and photographic and moving image materials. Records for the Gallista Gallery include trademark files and legal records pertaining to the lawsuit against Lopez by E and J Gallo Winery over the use of the word "gallo."

Biographical/Historical Note

Joe Lopez (1945- ) is a painter and founder of the Gallista Gallery (1996-2016) in San Antonio, Texas.


The Joe Lopez papers and Gallista Gallery records were donated by Joe Lopez in 2016.

Language Note

English .


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.