Oscar Melara . cv

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Oscar Melara .  statement/bio . cv

Selected Group Exhibitions

2001 Klak*Pow!Whine!: Comix, Cartoons and Manga from City College of San Francisco, Madeline H. Russell Gallery, Rosenberg Library, City College of San Francisco

1988 Arte Chicano, Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba

1987 Buscando America, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

1983 A Traves de la Frontera, Universidad Autónoma de Mexico, traveling exhibition

1982 Raza Poster Artists, Self-Help Graphics, Los Angeles, C

1980 Nuestro Calendario, Galería de la Raza, San Franciscso, CA

1977 The Fifth Sun, Contemporary/Traditional Chicano and Latino Art, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, traveling exhibition

1975 Images of an Era: The American Poster 1945-1975, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., traveling exhibition

Collections

California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, University of California,

Santa Barbara, CA

Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Experience

1990-Present Cartoonist, Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1574 Newsletter

1990-1994 Member of the Board, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

1988-1990 Art Director, Channel 58, Sacramento, CA

1980-1990 Freelance Graphic Artist, accounts included Kodak, Caltrain,

1980-1989 Member of the Board, La Raza Graphics Center, San Francisco, CA

1969-1980 Founding member, Co-Director, Educator and Artist, La Raza Silkscreen Center, San Francisco, CA

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