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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 his work illustrating children's books written by George Rivera. 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.

Provenance

Donated 2015 by Tony Ortega.

Language Note

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