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December 8, 2022

Carlos Francisco Jackson

Carlos Jackson, a visual artist and writer, was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended the University of California, Davis where he received his Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Development and a Master of Fine Arts in Painting. In the past five years he has had numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout the United States. In 2009 he published a book on the history of the Chicana/o Art Movement with the University of Arizona Press titled Chicana and Chicano Art: ProtestArte. In 2011 the University of Illinois, Springfield published a catalog on his artwork titled Mi América/My America: Carlos Jackson, and in 2012 he was a featured artist and essayist in the exhibition catalog Estampas de la Raza, published by the University of Texas Press.

Breaking the Fast, 1968

Screenprint on Paper, 29 7/8 × 44in. Courtesy of the artist Woodland, California