Olivas was a Mexican photographer and painter who worked in Ensenada, Baja California. He
captured portraits of the community at his studio, Estudios Ensenada, where he also sold
works in oil, watercolor, sepia, and china. He often traveled to clients' homes and to other
communities in Baja California to pursue more subjects and to continue developing his
extensive client base. His technique employed vibrant or soft colors, such as using pastels
in paintings. Photographs, negatives, and paintings are included in the collection. The
dates on images range from 1968 to 1994, with a majority created in the 1980s to the
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