Cheech Marin's Chicano Art Tour
Ovation is celebrating actor and comedian Cheech Marin’s incredible collection of Chicano art, available to view at the Cheech Center for Art & Culture in Riverside, California. Cheech and notable Chicano and Chicana artists explore the roots, evolution and innovation of this uniquely American art form as it establishes a stunning and permanent new home in California.
Artist Profile: Margaret Garcia
Margaret joined the Chicana movement in the late 60s and is a well-known teacher and artist who uses a wide variety of materials from paint to glass to wood.
Artist Profile: Wayne Alaniz Healy
Wayne is a founder of East Los Streetscapers, who have created many of the large public murals across Southern California.
Artist Profile: Einar and Jamex De La Torre
The De La Torre brothers began as glass blowers and have moved into mixed media including perfecting the lenticular.
The Cheech Center
Focusing on The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art and Culture of the Riverside Art Museum, how it came together as the first permanent home for Chicano Art and what it will bring to the local community in Riverside.
Cheech Marin as an Art Collector
Focusing on how Cheech Marin began his massive collection of over 800 major paintings and how he is a champion for Chicano art.
Artist Profile: Sonia Romero
Sonia (daughter of Frank Romero), is a second generation Chicana artist who began selling paintings at age 7 and is currently an LA-based muralist.
Artist Profile: Frank Romero
Frank is a founding member of Los Four, an original group of artists from the Chicano art movement's earliest days in the late 1960s.