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Finding Aid for the Laura Aguilar Collection [ca. 1988-2003]
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Description
This collection of papers consists mainly of printed material, photos and photocopied journal articles pertaining to the work of photographer Laura Aguilar. Included are images of her work with Latinas in Los Angeles and Mexico.



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Background
Laura Aguilar was born in 1959 in San Gabriel, California. Aguilar attended the photography program at East Los Angeles Community College and continued her studies with The Friends of Photography Workshop and Santa Fe Photographic Workshop. Her work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennial, Italy; the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery, the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles Photography Center,Women's Center Gallery at the University of California in Santa Barbara, Self Help Graphics, all in CA; and the University of Illinois in Chicago, IL. She was an Artist in Residence at Light Works in Syracuse, NY in 1993; received a Brody Grant from the California Community Foundation in 1992; received an Artist in Residence grant from the California Arts Council through the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Los Angeles in 1991/92; and an Artist's Project Grant from LACE in that same year. [This biography is from the website http://www.sla.purdue.edu/WAAW/Corinne/Aguilarbio.htm]
Extent
1.5 linear feet
Restrictions
For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it,please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/