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Tony Ortega papers, 1984-2010

Ortega, Tony, 1958-

Muralist, Activist, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.9 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of muralist, illustrator, and Chicano activist Tony Ortega measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1984 to 2010. The papers are comprised of project and exhibition files for murals, public art projects, and children's book illustration exhibitions. Also found are printed materials consisting of articles about Ortega, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and a calendar and note cards featuring artwork by Ortega.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tony Ortega (1958- ) is a muralist, illustrator, and Chicano activist in Denver, Colorado.


The papers were donated by Tony Ortega in 2015.

Language Note

English .


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