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Hundred of pieces of Chicano Art collected over 40 years makes it the largest and first collection of the category in the world

Images depicting Latinos in an everyday setting, without any shame or remorse, are currently being displayed in San Diego as part of an exhibit which looks to highlight cultural diversity in the community and personalities which are often hidden.

Honoring leaders is just one part of the motivation behind the exhibit for Villegas, who also emphasizes the need to teach the local history of Chicano Park and Logan Heights.

By Mario A. Cortez – As someone who sought art that looked like her and her surroundings, Chicana artist Irma Patricia Aguayo has been on her own path of creation since she was 14 years old, with her earliest work taking the form of the people around her.

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