Self Help Graphics & Art

decade

1970s

1970s 1972

1974

Judithe Hernández, as part of Los Four, has an exhibition at Self Help Graphics & Art.

decade

1980s

1985

José Antonio Aguirre meets Sister Karen Boccalero, director and founder of Self Help Graphics & Art in Los Angeles.

1986

José Antonio Aguirre moves to Los Angeles and, at Sister Karen Boccalero’s invitation, he becomes an artist in residence at Self Help Graphics & Art, where he produces serigraphs and starts an intaglio and linocut printmaking studio.

decade

1990s

1990

José Antonio Aguirre creates It‘s Like the Song, Just Another Op’nin’ Another Show at Self Help Graphics & Art as a tribute to Carlos Almaraz and others who have died of AIDS.

1990

José Antonio Aguirre is part of the group exhibition Self-Help Graphics Atelier XV at Self Help Graphics & Art.

1993

José Antonio Aguirre is part of the group exhibition Atelier/Taller at Self Help Graphics & Art.

1994

José Antonio Aguirre has a solo exhibition at Self Help Graphics & Art titled Alone In East L.A..

1997

José Antonio Aguirre and José Alpuche, Mongo Santamaria, 1997. Serigraph, edition 16 of 20; paper: 20 × 26 in. National Museum of Mexican Art Permanent Collection, gift of Self Help Graphics, 1999.49. Photo: NMMA staff.

1997

José Antonio Aguirre creates the print Mongo Santamaria with José Alpuche at Self Help Graphics & Art. Aguirre instructs Alpuche to choose the colors for each edition, allowing each print to be its own unique work.

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