Saturday, May 18, 2024

Four Latinos Celebrated for their Deep Cultural Imprint in the U.S.

Four Latinos are recipients of one of the country’s highest honors. Acclaimed music artist José Feliciano, visual artist and muralist Judith Baca, and graphic artist and painter Antonio Martorell were honored with the National Medal of Arts. At the same time, poet Richard Blanco was awarded the National Humanities Medal. Music icon José Feliciano, 77, […]

Remembering Mexican Artist and War Veteran Jesse Treviño

Mexican artist and Vietnam War veteran Jesse Treviño died on February 13 in San Antonio at 76. Treviño lost his right arm in a land mine explosion as a soldier in the Vietnam War. Still, he later went on to conjure vast murals and dramatic paintings displayed in three presidential libraries and the Smithsonian Institution. […]