Maya Gonzalez is a Chicana artist known for promoting the latino community through her vibrant illustrative work in children's
books. This collection includes four folders containing past exhibition catalogs and 118 slides of her art work.
Born in Lancaster California, January 24, 1964, Maya Gonzalez was the daughter of an electrician and her mother was self employed.
One of her first experiences with art was through the family bible. She remembers for the
Latina/o Art Community:
0.2 linear feet
(1 half size document box)
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permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
The collection is open for research.