Ester Hernandez is an internationally renowned Chicana visual artist based in San Francisco, California. Her art represents
her activism in sociopolitical movements that range from her involvement in pioneering the Chicano Arts Movement in the 60's,
to pieces that highlight issues of social justice, civil rights, women's rights, and the Farm Worker Movement. This small
poster collection includes 13 of Ester's artworks, including iconic pieces such as
California Special and more. Materials range from 1976-2017 and are organized alphabetically in one flat-file drawer.
"Ester Hernandez was born in California's San Joaquin Valley to a Mexican/Yaqui farm worker family. The UC Berkeley graduate
is an internationally acclaimed San Francisco-based visual artist. She is best known for her depiction of Latina/Native women
through her pastels, prints and installations. Her work reflects social, political, ecological and spiritual themes.
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This collection is open for research.