Malaquias Montoya describes the journey that led him to UC Berkeley and to participate in the Third World Strike there as an artist. He focuses on making posters to promote the strike of the Third World Liberation Front at UC Berkeley. Montoya discusses select posters of 1969 and aftermath of the Third World Strike.
Making Posters for the Third World Liberation Front at UC Berkeley
Malaquias Montoya is an award-winning artist and a major figure in the Chicano Art Movement since the 1960s. He has taught at numerous colleges in the San Francisco Bay Area, including UC Berkeley, Stanford University, and the California College of the Arts and Crafts. Montoya served as director of the Taller de Artes Gráficas in East Oakland, California, and co-founded the Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer in 2009 in Woodland, California. He is professor emeritus of Chicana/o Studies at UC Davis.
Malaquias Montoya; Making Posters for the Third World Liberation Front at UC Berkeley. Ethnic Studies Review 1 October 2019; 42 (2): 162–168. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.42.2.162
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