Thursday, October 18, 2007
Speaker Series: JUDITH FRANCISCA BACA
Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Art and Design Center 332
Please welcome Executive Speaker Judith Baca, a visual artist and one of the nation’s leading muralists, as well as one of Cal State Northridge’s most prominent alumni from the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication. Baca’s internationally renowned Great Wall of Los Angeles portrays the history of ethnic peoples of California from Prehistoric time to the 1950s Baca has exhibited nationally and internationally and has had visiting Fellowships at Harvard, Stanford and Dartmouth. Her work appears in the museum collections of the National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian and at the Wadsworth Museum in Hartford, CT. During her career, she has earned many honors, including the Hispanic Heritage Award at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and CSUN’s Phenomenal Women Award.