Raul Guerrero

Raul Guerrero graduated with a BFA from the Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles in 1970,. He held his first one-person exhibition at the Cirrus Gallery in 1974, which was followed by numerous solo and joint exhibitions in such diverse cities as San Francisco, Santa Fe, New York, Madrid and Tokyo. Significant among these was a retrospective survey of his artwork at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in 1998. In 2006 he kicked off a series of exhibits with a show at the Billy Shire Fine Arts Gallery in Culver City. This was followed by Strange New World: Art and Design from Tijuana, which ran concurrently at MCASD Downtown and MCASD La Jolla. At the de Young Museum in San Francisco his work was part of the exhibition: Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge. He is one of the three 2006/2007 SD Art Prize recipients. Guerrero, who works in many mediums, has been working with photography continuously most of his career and was recipient of an NEA Photography Fellowship in 1979. Guerrero has been a Lecturer for the Department of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego for the last ten years where he teaches oil painting and drawing.

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