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A Periodic Broadside* for Arts and Culture Workers

November, 1997. Vol. 1, No. 3.
Institute for Community Arts Studies
Arts & Administration Program, University of Oregon

In this issue:

Miguel "Mike" Juarez is a cultural arts historian and native El Pasoan. He received a B.A. degree in journalism from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1985 and took graduate studies in Arts Administration and Chicano Research Studies at California State University at Dominguez Hills and Museum Studies at California State University at Long Beach. With fellow artist Paul H. Ramirez, he organized Juntos 1985, 1st Hispanic Art Exhibition, which led to the formation of the Juntos Art Association. He has coordinated dozens of community art exhibits and readings. From 1986 to 1989, he served on the Texas Regional Steering Committee for Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-85, (CARA) exhibit.
         His poetry, prose, feature articles, book and theater reviews, art work and photography have appeared in numerous publications in Texas and California. Juarez has taught art history at the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Ciudad Juarez as a visiting scholar through the El Paso Community College International Studies Program. Juarez is a member of the Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA) and a member of the Multiculturality Committee of the national Oral History Association (OHA). He is currently a graduate student in the School of Information and Library Science at the University at Buffalo. In July of this year, Juarez published his first book, Colors on Desert Walls: the Murals of El Paso (Texas Western Press at the University of Texas at El Paso), a bilingual book, chronicling the region's mural movement and its artists. Miguel Juarez may be reached at <mjuarez@acsu.buffalo.edu>.


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CultureWork is an electronic publication of the University of Oregon Institute for Community Arts Studies. Its mission is to provide timely workplace-oriented information on culture, the arts, education, and community.

CultureWork seeks submissions of concise (500-1500 words) critiques and advisories on community arts and the preparation of community arts workers. Graphics that express the spirit of community arts are welcome, to be published with attribution. Manuscripts should be sent in plain text format, via email, or on either Macintosh or Intel high-density 3.5 inch floppies. Send submissions to Maria Finison at mfinison@darkwing.uoregon.edu or via snailmail: care of Arts & Administration Program, School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon, Eugene Oregon 97403. If accepted for publication, authors may be asked to make revisions.

 Opinions expressed by authors of CultureWork broadsides do not necessarily express those of the editors, the Institute for Community Arts Studies, or the University of Oregon.

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 Editor: Richard Bear.
Editorial Assistant: Vanessa Ward.
Advisor: Dr. Douglas Blandy.
Comments to: mfinison@darkwing.uoregon.edu