Malaquias Montoya & the Legacies of a Printed Resistance
October 1 - December 31Free
October 1, 2023–May 6, 2024
Activist artist and UC Davis Professor Emeritus Malaquias Montoya embraced political printmaking to advocate for social justice. From his leading position in the social serigraphy movement of the mid-1960s to his tenure at UC Davis from 1989-2008, Montoya has had a multigenerational career as a master printer. His role as a print educator resulted in artistic collaborations and partnerships with featured artists Sandra Fernández, Juan Fuentes,
Ester Hernandez, Juan de Dios Mora, Ramiro Rodriguez, Royal Chicano
Air Force, Xabi Soto Beleche, Alicia María Siu Bernal and Elyse Doyle-Martinez.