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Naul Ojeda papers, circa 1960-2004

Ojeda, Naul, 1939-2002

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: 5.5 linear feet

Summary: The papers of Washington, D.C. painter and printmaker Naul Ojeda measure 5.5 linear feet and date from circa 1960 to 2004. The papers document Ojeda's personal and professional life through biographical materials, correspondence, professional files, printed and broadcast materials, scrapbooks, and artwork. There is a 0.1 linear foot addition to this collection donated in 2018 that includes artwork consisting of 116 woodcut proofs, 11 drawings, and 4 poster mock-ups.

Biographical/Historical Note

Naul Ojeda (1939-2002) was a painter and printmaker in Washington, D.C. Ojeda, originally from Uruguay, fled his country of origin to escape political turmoil.


The Naul Ojeda papers were donated in 2016 and 2018 by Philomena "Pennie" Ojeda, the widow of Naul Ojeda.

Language Note

The collection is in English and Spanish.


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