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Finding Aid for the Self Help Graphics & Art Research Collection 1973 - 2007
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Description
Self Help Graphics and Art was founded in 1970 in Boyle Heights by Sister Karen Boccalero, Carlos Bueno, Antonio Ibañez and Frank Hernandez with a vision to begin an artistic revolution. Today, it is the leading non-profit visual arts center serving the predominantly Latino community of Los Angeles. Its mission is to drive the creation of new work by Chicano and Latino artists through fine art printmaking and multiple art forms. This collection includes a set of atelier prints, administrative papers, exhibition materials, photographs, slides, audio visual materials, and ephemera. It spans the time period between 1973 and 2007 with the bulk of the materials ranging from 1982 to 2007.

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Background
Self Help Graphics & Art was founded in 1970 in Boyle Heights by Sister Karen Boccalero, Carlos Bueno, Antonio Ibanez, and Frank Hernandez. Today it remains a leading nonprofit visual arts center serving the predominantly Latino community of Los Angeles. Its mission is to drive the creation of new work by Chicano and Latino artists through multiple art forms, including fine art printmaking.
Extent
14 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library for paging information.