Contributor biographical information for Chicano visions : American painters on the verge / Cheech Marin ; essays by Max Benavidez, Constance Cortez, Tere Romo.


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Cheech Marin is the recipient of the 1999 National Council of La Raza Kraft Foods Alma Community Service Award and the 2000 Imagen Foundation's Creative Achievement Award. Marin is renowned for his three decades of work as a comedian, actor, director, and musician, most recently co-starring in the network television series Nash Bridges. He is the visionary behind the exhibition, and is a third-generation Mexican American who holds the world's largest private collection of Chicano art. Marin is also an active participant in the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mexican American painting -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Marin, Cheech -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Marin, Patti -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Painting -- Private collections -- California -- Exhibitions.