Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Biographical material including address books and membership documents; commission files for murals and book illustrations; financial material including invoices and contracts for mural projects; correspondence relating to mural commissions and volunteer projects; exhibition and loan files for group and solo shows; financial records including sales invoices for art supplies and contracts for mural and book projects; color photographs, negatives and images on two floppy discs and 1 CD of mural projects and sites; artwork including loose sketches; and printed material consisting of exhibition catalogs and announcements, mock-ups and published copies of rare children's books illustrated by Ortega, newspaper and magazine clippings, and community newsletters.
Tony Ortega papers, 1984-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Tony Ortega (1958-) is a muralist, illustrator, and Chicano activist in Denver, Colorado.
Donated 2015 by Tony Ortega.
Latino and Latin American
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