San Francisco, CA
$10,000 toward The Life and Work of Carlos Almaraz, 1941-1989, an exhibition, catalogue, and the acquisition of a painting. The Mexican-born artist worked in New York and in Los Angeles where he first received recognition as a muralist in the early 1970s. Almaraz was interested in social themes such as the farm workers’ movement. He later painted fiery narratives, depicting turbulent urban landscapes.