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  Participated in the Following Exhibitions En el día de Guadalupe <1970>
Group Exhibition <1972>
Obras Gráficas de Rupert García y Ralph Maradiaga <1972>
Juan Fuentes/Rupert García <1975>
Día de Los Muertos <1975>
Homenaje a Frida Kahlo: El Día de los Muertos <1978>
Images of a Community <1979>
First Front: Vanguard of the Chicano Movement <1994>
A Defiant Legacy: 1970-1995 <1995>
Imaging Aztlán: 150 Years of Puro Arte Power <1998>
WEEDE PEEPO: Icons, Portraits y Gente <2005>
WEEDE PEEPO: Icons, Portraits y Gente <2005>
Current Exhibition: "Empujando Tinta" <2013>
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Rupert García

Born in French Camp, California, Rupert García is a leading Chicano artist whose work is known as much for its political power as for its strong, evocative graphics and rich colors. Between 1967 and 1975 he became recognized for his political posters, which dealt with race, politics, and the Vietnam War. During that period, García also participated in the formation of several seminal West Coast civil rights movement-oriented workshops and collectives such as the San Francisco Poster Workshop and Galería de la Raza. García has received numerous awards and honors, including an individual artist fellowship grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1992, he received the President’s Scholar Award from San Jose State University, the San Joaquin Delta College’s Distinguished Alumni Award, KGO-TV’s Profile of Excellence Award, and the College Art Association’s Distinguished Award for Lifetime Achievement. In 1995, he received the National Hispanic Academy of Media Arts and Sciences’ Lifetime Achievement Award in Art. García’s silkscreen posters, etchings, paintings, and pastel portraits have been featured in hundreds of exhibitions. The bulk of his work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution, the UCSB Library’s California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives. He lives in Oakland, CA.