Charles Chaz” Bojórquez

born Los Angeles, CA 1949
Also known as
  • Chaz Bojórquez
  • Charles "Chaz" Bojorquez
Los Angeles, California, United States

Painter, born in 1949 in Los Angeles, California. Bojórquez draws his inspiration from his birthplace, where he grew up and still makes his home. He received formal art training at Guadalajara University of Art in Mexico and California State University and Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles. Bojórquez worked as a commercial artist in advertising and film before concentrating on painting.

Latino Art and Culture Bilingual Study Guide (Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1996)


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Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
October 25, 2013March 2, 2014
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-twentieth century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge.