Publications, Critical Review & Interviews


PUBLICATIONS, CRITICAL REVIEW & INTERVIEWS

 

2017

 

Self Help Graphics and the Birth of Modern Day Día de los MuertosKCET Artbound, by Jordan Riefe, October 25

Inside Self Help Graphics & Art Día De Los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past Present & Future / PST: LA/LA, Fabrik Magazine, Issue 37, by Eva Recinos, Fabrik Media, October 17

Linda Vallejo “Keepin’ it Brown” bG gallery, Art and Cake LA, by Lawrence Gipe, Santa Monica, CA, September 30

Brown Washing: Linda Vallejo turns the tables on cultural appropriation for the Getty’s citywide tribute to Latin American influence on Los AngelesThe Argonaut, by Christina Campodonico, September 20

Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata since the Sixties, New York University Press, by Karen Mary Davalos, ISBN: 9781479821129

Guest critic: ‘Homage to Mango Street’ channels ‘mission to promote dialogue,’ The Chautauquan Daily, by Howard Halle, editor-at-large and chief art critic for Time Out New York, July 14

Champions of Chicano Art Need to Face Reality: A Response to Cheech Marin’s New Art Center, ArtNet News, by Karen Mary Davalos, May 8

15 Female Artists Who’ve Shaped the L.A. Art Scene, LA Weekly, by Eva Recinos, April 3

A New Exhibit Traces the Influence of Zines and Books on L.A.’s Art Scene, LA Weekly, by Eva Recinos, February 7

Craft in America: Borders Episode, PBS premiere September 29

Art Traffic interview, Art Traffic, by Thomas Adams, August 22

LGBTQ Historic Places in L.A. Short Films, images of Linda Vallejo and Madre Tierra Press included in video

 

2016

 

In her series ‘Make ‘Em All Mexican,’ artist Linda Vallejo imagines #OscarsSoBrown, Los Angeles Times Calendar Section, Cover Feature, by Jorge Rivas, February 19

‘You want to be a Mexican, here you go’: Linda Vallejo on her ‘Brown Oscars’, ARTnews, by Maximilíano Durón, February 27

Meet the artist who’s turning all the white Oscar winners brown, Fusion, by Jorge Rivas, February 20

Linda Vallejo Brownwashed Past Oscar Winners In ‘Make ‘Em All Mexican’ Collection, Remezcla, by Andrew S. Vargas, February 19

How to address #OscarsSoWhite? LA artist says ‘Make ‘Em All Mexican’, KPCC ‘Take Two’ radio interview with A. Martinez, February 26

Mujeres de Maíz, ONE: Body, Mind, Spirit, Zine vol. 14

Women in Culture: An Intersectional Anthology for Gender and Women’s Studies, published by Wiley Blackwell, edited by Bonnie Kime Scott, Anne Donadey, Irene Lara, and Susan E. Cayleff, NY

The Art of Memory: Ten Stories Written and Illustrated by Ten Artists,The Latino Family Literacy Project, published by Lectura Books

Chicana/Latina Spiritual Practices, edited by Lara Medina, Martha Gonzales and Maria Elena Fernandez, California State University Northridge, CA

 

2015

 

The one museum show Donald Trump should see this summer, New York Post, by Barbara Hoffman, New York, NY

Madre/Mother, Mujeres de Maíz ZINE, cover image, Mujeres de Maíz, Los Angeles, CA

CHST 146: Humor & The Chicana/O Artist, Instructed by Sara V. Hinojos, cover art by Linda Vallejo

Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social, published with support from New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science and the School of Himanities, Arts and Cultural Studies at Arizona State University, AZ

Artidata: “The Brown Dot Project” As a Translative Process essay by Peter Frank, Los Angeles, CA

L.A’s 8 Most Influential Chicana and Chicano Arts, The Culture Trip, international online publication

Make ‘Em All Mexican: Works By Linda Vallejo, video interview, produced by the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC), Los Angeles, CA

Los Retratos: Profiling Contemporary Artists, A Blog by Aimee Santos, Los Angeles, CA

 

2014

 

Self Help Graphics & Art: Art in the Heart of East Los Angeles, published by UCLA Chicano Archives, Volume 1 (January), Second Edition, edited by Colin Gunckel, University of Michigan

Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studiespublished by UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Los Angeles, CA

Ofrendas of the Flesh, Mujeres de Maíz ZINE, published by the Mujeres de Maíz, Los Angeles, CA

Brownout: Linda Vallejo Paints a New Color Scheme, Artillery Magazine, by Editor Tulsa Kinney, Los Angeles, CA, November 4

Hidden Brownness, albertini 2014 the kite, by Rosanna Albertini

The Browning of the American Dream, F.A.M.E. NYC Magazine, by Afrika Brown, April 9

La Fabulosa Obra Artística de Linda Vallejo, LaNetaNeta Mag, by Edgar Ayala, February

Linda Vallejo’s Cultural Transfigurations, by DD Lombardi, The Culture Catch

 

2013

 

Tapping the Third Realm: Artists Exploring Spiritual Dimensions, KCET Artbound, by Tyler Stallings, November 21

Linda Vallejo’s Art Show Makes Pop Culture Icons Look Mexican, LA Weekly Magazine, by Eva Recinos, Los Angeles, CA, February 12

Identity Blinging: Mujeres de Maíz Flor Y Canto, Mujeres de Maíz ZINE, Issue No. 11, Los Angeles, CA

Linda Vallejo: Make ‘Em All Mexican, Artweek, February 4, Los Angeles, CA

Fleshing the Spirit: Spirituality and Activism in Chicana, Latina, and Indigenous Women’s Lives, by Elisa Facio and Irene Lara, University of Arizona Press

The Mexican Museum Introduces Additions to its Arts and Letters Council, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA

Make ‘Em All Mexican – Repurposed Art, KRWGTV/FM Radio, by Emily Guerra, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Los Angeles Water Works: Histories of Water and Place, Studio for Southern California History, Los Angeles, CA

Raíz y Rama: At the Crossroads to Mictlán, La Calavera Pocha newspaper, Self Help Graphics and Art 40th Anniversary Day of the Dead celebration, Los Angeles, CA

Linda Vallejo Oral History, Chicano Studies Research Center, interviewed by Karen Mary Davalos, UCLA

 

2012

 

On Creativity ~ Linda Vallejo, Interesting People Blog, by Shän Boggs, September

Random Acts of Time, curated by William Moreno, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

Rites of Passage: Mujeres de Maíz Flor Y Canto, Mujeres de Maíz ZINE, Issue No. 10, Los Angeles, CA

Three Places: Pacific Standard Time artist Linda Vallejo, KPCC FM/Off-Ramp, by Kevin Ferguson, January 27

 

2011

 

Linda Vallejo: “Make ‘Em All Mexican” at Avenue 50 Gallery, Art Ltd. Magazine, by Marlena Donohue, Editor, Los Angeles, CA

Suffragette City, Art Ltd. Magazine, by Betty Ann Brown, January

Soldadera de Amor: Mujeres de Maíz, Mujeres de Maíz ZINE, Issue No. 9, Los Angeles, CA

Turtle Island to Abya Yala, Malinalli Press, Edited by Mica Valdez, San Francisco, CA

Linda Vallejo: New Works, DIC Press, edited by Dismas Reinald Apostolis, July 8, ISBN 6136929805, 9786136929804

FM April 27: Sisterhood City, Deliver This! & Where is your Line?, The Feminist Magazine, hosted by Lynn Harris Ballen and Alicia Fry, KPFK FM Radio, April 27

 

2010

 

L.A. Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980, published by California International Arts Foundation, Editor, Lyn Kienholz

One. The Mind Aware, published by New Momentum For Human Unity Productions, ISBN: 978-1-4507-1851-6

13 BAKTUN: Return to the Wisdom of the Elders, Mujeres de Maíz ZINE, Los Angeles, CA

Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago: My Life, My Work, My ArtUniversity of Illinois Press, by Jóse Gamaliel González, 2010

Xochiquetzalli Anthology, Macha Femme Press, 2010

Latino History and Culture: An Encyclopedia Vol. 1, by David J. Leonard, Sharpe Reference, ISBN-10: 0765680831, ISBN-13: 978-0765680839

 

2009

 

Speak for the Trees. exhbition and catalog published by Marquand Books, created by Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho, and Seattle, Washington: April 1—May 31

Show & Tell: the art of language, The Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Linda Vallejo, Focus on the Masters Artist Archives and Interview, by Donna Granata, Ventura, CA

 

2008

 

Somos Medicina – Mujeres de Maíz, Mujeres de Maíz ZINE, Exhibition and Publication, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA

Latina/o Healing Practices: Mestizo and Indigenous Perspectives, published by Routledge, edited by Brian W. McNeill and Jose M. Cervantes, ISBN-10: 0415954207, ISBN-13: 978-0415954204

Linda Vallejo: A Prayer for the Earth, by Ann Landi, contributing editor of ARTnews and author of the four-volume Schirmer Encyclopedia of Art

Maestra Atelier, Self Help Graphics and Art, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

 

2007

 

Linda Vallejo: Life Choices and Turning Points, Downtown LA Life Magazine, Artist Cover Story, Los Angeles, CA

Cantando Al Amanecer, Mujeres de Maíz ZINE, Issue no. 5, Los Angeles, CA

What makes Linda Vallejo’s art so compelling and relevant to contemporary life?, by William Moreno, curator and critic, Los Angeles, CA

Linda Vallejo, by John Mendelsohn, writer and critic, New York, NY

Floating World, Metro Gallery exhibition catalog, by Betty Ann Brown, Hollywood, CA

Nature Exposed: An Interview with Linda Vallejo, Her Circle Ezine Feature Article, by Diane Leon Ferdico, University of New York, New York

Breaking In Two, documentary by Sabine Sighichelli featuring Linda Vallejo

Chicano/Latino Arts of Los Angeles Oral History Project, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC); Terezita Romo, Project Coordinator and Dr. Karen Mary Davalos, Los Angeles, CA

 

2004

 

Patricia Correia Gallery: Chicana y Chicano Artists in Group Exhibits, Latin Style Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

Face of Sky, a collection of poems by Peggy DoBreer, cover image, Los Angeles, CA

 

2003

 

Sons and Daughters of Los: Culture and Community in L.A., Wide Angle Books, by David James, Temple University Press, ISBN-10: 1592130135, ISBN-13: 978-1592130139, February 27, 2003

 

2002

 

Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art: 2002, Bi-Lingual Press, Hispanic Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

A to Z of American Women in the Visual Arts, Facts on File publishers, by Carol Kort and Liz Sonneborn, ISBN-10: 0816043973, ISBN-13: 978-0816043972

Insurgent Muse: Life and Art at the Woman’s Building, publication party with opening ritual by Linda Vallejo, Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA

 

2001

 

Linda Vallejo y Su Visión de los Cielos, Nuestra Gente Magazine, by Lilian Jiménez, Los Angeles, CA

Celebrating Art, Life, and El Dia De Los Muertos with Artist Linda Vallejo, Latin Style Magazine, by Judi Jordan, Issue 41, Los Angeles, CA

Two of a Kind: Artists with different backgrounds but similar concerns featured together in Pomona Arts Colony exhibit, Inland Empire Calendar, by Susan McCormack, February, Pomona, CA

Mother Earth/Father Sky, Southern California Artists Gallery (SCA), Pomona Arts Colony, Pomona, CA

Latinos: A Biography Of The People,W.W. Norton & Company, by Earl Shorris, New York, NY

 

2000

 

Los Cielos 2000:  The Work of Linda Vallejo by Sybil Venegas, art historian, Los Angeles, CA, September

Chicana Artists Speak on their Work, Cal State Los Angeles University Times, by Jennifer Ashley, 167, No. 14. November 20

Celebrating Life Forces: Linda Vallejo, Los Angeles Times Calendar Section, by Leah Ollman, October 13

Notes from the Living Room Couch: A Collector Speaks Out, Armando Durón, art collector, Los Angeles, CA

Urban Prayers: The Celestial Imagery of Linda Vallejo, by Reina Prado, educator and curator

Oxnard Museum Readies First Exhibit of New Artworks, Los Angeles Times, by Katie Cooper, August 21

Images of Ambiente: Homotextuality and Latin American Art 1810-today, by Rudi Bleys, Bloomsbury Academic, ISBN-10: 0826447236, ISBN-13: 978-0826447234, October 27

Chicanos en Mictlan: Dia de Los Muertos in California, University of Michigan, by Tere Romo, The Museum, ISBN-10: 1880508087, ISBN-13: 9781880508084

Chicana artists speak on their work, University Times, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

 

1999

 

Linda Vallejo: Los Cielos/The Heavens, Saludos Hispanos Magazine, May/June

Latin American Women Artists of the United States, published by McFarland & Company, Inc., by Robert Henkes, Jefferson, NC

Exposición Resalta el Arte de Angelinos, Los Angeles Times Nuestro Tiempo, by Leila Cobo, Los Angeles, CA

Linda Vallejo, Una Artista Vinculada a la Mitología y la Naturaleza, La Opinión Panorama, by Alejandro Rosas, Los Angeles, CA

 

1998—1997

 

The Reader’s Companion to U.S. Women’s History, Houghton Mifflin Company, edited by Marysa Navarro, Gwendolyn Mink, Gloria Steinem, Wilma Mankiller, Barbara Smith, ISBN-10: 0618001824, ISBN-13: 78-0618001828

Artists Draw from Culture and Tradition for Inspiration, Art Business News, by Laura Meyers, April

Chicano Art Moves Beyond Murals, Art Business News

Collecting Latin American Art, Hispanic Business Magazine

Hispanic and Latin American Art, Southwest Art Magazine

Retratos-Portraits, Luz en Arte y Literatura, Luz Bilingual Publishing, Inc., by Carol Damian, Editor: Verónica Miranda, Tarzana, CA

Linda Vallejo: Los Cielos/The Heavens, Saludos Hispanos Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

Exposición Resalta el Arte de Angelinos, Los Angeles Times Nuestro Tiempo, Los Angeles, CA

Living Chicana Theory, Third Woman Press, edited by Carla Trujillo, ISBN-10: 0943219159, ISBN-13: 978-0943219158, Berkeley, CA

 

1996

 

Latin Style: Arte de las Américas, Latin Style Magazine, Vol. II, No. 3

Strong Hearts, Inspired Minds: 21 Artists Who are Mothers Tell Their Stories, Rowanberry Books, by Anne Mavor with photographs by Christine Eagon, Portland, Oregon

El Amanecer de Galeria Las Americas, Vecinos del Valle/Daily News, Artists’ Profiles, Los Angeles, CA

Arte de las Américas: 1996, Los Angeles Times Calendar Section, Los Angeles, CA

Vallejo and the Art of the Americas, Hispanic Reporter, 1996

The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement, PBS Documentary

Linda Vallejo: Artist Interview, KCET TV Life and Time, Los Angeles, CA

 

1995

 

Vallejo and the Art of the Americas, The Hispanic Reporter, Los Angeles, CA

A Question of Balance: Artists and Writers on Motherhood, Papier Mache Press, by Judith Pierce Rosenberg, Watsonville, CA

Material Christianity: Religion and Popular Culture in America, Yale University Press, by Colleen McDannell, Newhaven & London

The Chicana Art Multimedia Database, Stanford University, CA

Linda Vallejo Interview, Univision Hola Los Angeles, Spanish Language Television, Los Angeles, CA

Linda Vallejo Interview, KABC Vista LA: Buscando America, Los Angeles, CA

Linda Vallejo Interview, KPFK Radio Up for Air, Los Angeles, CA

 

1994

 

United: All the Continent, Galeria Las Americas, ARTNews Magazine, by Suzanne Muchnic, Tokyo & NY

Linda Vallejo, Artweek Magazine, Vol. 25, No. 7, Los Angeles, CA

Art Pick Of The Week: Linda Vallejo, LA Weekly Magazine, CA

Linda Vallejo, The National Hispanic Reporter, Washington, DC

Linda Vallejo “Sola!”, ArtScene Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

I am Woman, Watch Me Soar: Linda Vallejo Canvasses the Feminist Spirit in ‘Sóla!, Los Angeles Downtown News, Los Angeles, CA

Dimensions of the Americas: Art and Social Change in Latin America and the United States, The University of Chicago Press, by Shifra M. Goldman, ISBN: 0-226-30123-0, Chicago

Linda Vallejo Interview, Ola Los Angeles, Galavision Television, Los Angeles, CA

Linda Vallejo Interview, LA After Dark, Buenavision Television, Los Angeles, CA

 

1993

 

Collecting  Collectors: Galeria Las Americas Cultivates a Following and a Roster that Spans the Hemisphere, Los Angeles Downtown News, by Suzanne Lummis , Vol. 22, No. 6, February 8

Downtown Lives, Downtown Arts Development Association, Long Beach, CA

Linda Vallejo: Artist Interview, Pasadena Star-News, Pasadena, CA

 

1992

 

Museums and Communities: The Politics of Public Culture / Compañeros and Partners: The CARA Project, Smithsonian Institue Press, edited by Ivan Karp, Christine Mullen Kreamer and Steven D. Lavine, paper by Alicia M. Gonzalez and Edith A. Tonelli, Washington and London

Los Hispanos Tienen su Galería de Arte, Más Magazine, Chicago, Ill

Linda Vallejo, Art from the RootsLa Gente Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

 

1991

 

Linda Vallejo: Símbolo y Fuerza at Galería Nueva, Latin American Art, Special Exhibitions Publication, Galeria Nueva, Los Angeles, CA

Símbolo y Fuerza de Dualidad Espiritual: la Visión de Linda Vallejo, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles, CA

Galería Nueva/Linda Vallejo, ArtScene Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

Premian a Hispanas Destacadas en Diversas Esferas Profesionales, La Opinión Newspaper, Los Angeles, CA

Simbolo y Fuerza, One Woman Review, Artscene Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

 

1990

 

Chicano and Latino Artists of Los Angeles, photographs by Alejandro Rosas, published by City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, CA

American Women Sculptors, Rubenstein, Charlotte Streifer, G.K. Hall, Hall & Co., Boston, MA

Tapping the Unconscious: Linda Vallejo at Galería Nueva, Artweek Magazine, San Jose, CA

La Obra de Linda Vallejo Refleja el Retorno a la Tierra, La Opinón Newspaper, Los Angeles, CA

Chicano Art, Resistance and Affirmation, 1965—1985, ArtScene Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

Spirited Show Highlights Women, The Press-Courier, Oxnard, CA

La “Galeria Nueva,” Un Espacio Internacional Para el Arte Chicano y Latino, La Opinión Newspaper, Los Angeles, CA

Al Tanto: Catorce Cuentos Contemporáneosby Gene S. Kupferschmid, Boston College, Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA & New York, NY

Thorns and Roses, Artweek Magazine, by Shifra M. Goldman, Vol. 11 No. 30, Los Angeles, CA

California Artists Review, Chicago, IL

 

1989

 

Artist Vallejo Honored, Long Beach Weekly Newspaper, CA

Exhibitions of American Prints and Hispanic Art on Paper, The Graphics Arts Council, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Newsletter

Focus on Women Artist, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

Exposures; Women & Their Art, Star-News, Los Angeles, CA, by Betty Ann Brown and Arlene Raven, NewSage Press, Pasadena, CA

Linda Vallejo, una Artista Vinculada a la Mitología y la Naturaleza, La Opinión Newspaper, Los Angeles, CA

Feature Artist Article, OLA Magazine, Long Beach, CA

A Survey of the State’s Museums, Galleries and Leading Artists, The California Art Review, American Reference, Chicago, Ill

 

1988

 

Shrines at the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC), Artweek Magazine, San Jose, CA

Shrines’ to Spirit of Life, Long Beach Press-Telegram, CA, Long Beach, CA

1st Annual Hispanic Heritage Auction, Cover Illustration

MALDEF, Mexican American Legal Defense Annual Report

American Women Sculptors, by Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein, Avon Publications

Viva El Arte!, Guadalajara, Mexico

 

1986

 

Chicano Artists Create Monuments for their Culture, The Orange County Register, Orange, CA

Declaración de una Artista, Fem. Magazine, Diffusion Cultural Feminists, A.C., pg 52, Mexico, D.F.

American Women Artists, by Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein, Avon Publications

 

1985

 

Latino Artists, Belvedere Citizen, Eastside Journal, Los Angeles, CA

Women’s History Month: Honors the Unsung, Long Beach Press Telegram, Long Beach, CA

Southern California Women Writers and Artists, Books of a Feather

Revista Chicano Requena, University Of Texas, Austin, Ethnic Studies Review, Austin, TX

 

1984

 

Southern California Women Writers And Artists, by Jacqueline De Angelis and Aleida Rodriguez, Books Of A Feather: Alyson Publications, Boston, MA

 

1983

 

Madre Tierra: Una Idea, Una Exposición, Una Publicacion, La Opinión Newspaper, by Shifra M. Goldman, Los Angeles, CA

Lady-Unique-Inclination-of-the-Night: Cycle 6, Autumn 1983, University of Texas, by Kay F. Turner and Joanna E. Labow, Lady Unique Sowing Circle, Austin, TX

Women Artists in Los Angeles, Spinning Off Magazine, The Women’s Building, Los Angeles, CA

The Tenth Anniversary of the Woman’s Building: A Pictoral History, The Women’s Building Graphic Center, Los Angeles, CA

Chicano Voices and Visions: A National Exhibit of Women Artists, Social & Public Art Resource Center (SPARC), by Shifra M. Goldman, ICAA Record ID 803291, Venice, CA

Madre Tierra Press announcement, Caminos Magazine, October, Los Angeles, CA

 

1982

 

201: Homenaje a la Ciudad de Los Angeles / The Latino Experience in Los Angeles, Popular Graphics, Los Angeles, CA

 

1981

 

Latino Writer, Inc., Chrismearte Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

 

1980

 

Caminos Magazine, Vol. 1, No.6, by Kelly Hollister, Vol. 1, No. 6., October, Los Angeles, CA

Artweek Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 30, Los Angeles, CA

Talento Mexicano en LA, Imagen Magazine, by Aida Ferrarone, Mexico, D.F.

Community Art Centers in Los Angeles, Spinning Off newspaper, by Annette Hunt and Mary McNally, Los Angeles, CA

Madre Tierra Press Handmade Book, Madre Tierra Press, Women’s Building, Los Angeles, CA

 

1979

Spinning Off Magazine

 

1978

 

Muriel Olguin, Linda Vallejo to Exhibit Prints, Harbor Living, October 24

 

1977

 

Barrio Arts and Crafts, East Los Angeles Brooklyn Belvedere Comet, Volume XXIX, June 16, 1977

 

1969 

 

Lix Bearitz Magazine, Torrejon, Madrid, Spain