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Oral history interview with Liliana Wilson, 2004

Interviewee:
Wilson, Liliana, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Subject:
Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto  Search this
Treviño, Jesse  Search this
Yanez, Rene  Search this
Anzaldúa, Gloria  Search this
Perez, Cynthia  Search this
Chödrön, Pema  Search this
Agosin, Marjorie  Search this
Gonzales, Mia  Search this
Wilson, Neil  Search this
Almeida, Arturo  Search this
Navarro, Mary Margaret  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Chile  Search this
Painting  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Women painters -- Texas -- Austin -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13093
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249046
AAA_collcode_wilson04
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_249046
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Jesse Treviño, 2004 July 15-16

Interviewee:
Treviño, Jesse, 1946-0  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Subject:
Clinton, Hillary Rodham  Search this
Mayan, Earl.  Search this
Consey, Kevin E.  Search this
Sosa, Lionel  Search this
Draper, William F.  Search this
Reyes, Felipe  Search this
Alsup, Katherine  Search this
Cortex, George  Search this
Denman, Gilbert  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11789
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249050
AAA_collcode_trevin04
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_249050

Galveston Arts Center records, 1972-1982

Creator:
Galveston Arts Center  Search this
Subject:
Martínez, César Augusto  Search this
Martinez, Santos  Search this
Rios, Roberto  Search this
Treviño, Jesse  Search this
Topic:
Hispanic American art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5474
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208788
AAA_collcode_galvartc
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208788

Oral history interview with Jesse Treviño

Interviewee:
Treviño, Jesse, 1946-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Alsup, Katherine  Search this
Clinton, Hillary Rodham  Search this
Consey, Kevin E.  Search this
Cortex, George  Search this
Denman, Gilbert  Search this
Draper, William F., 1912-2003  Search this
Mayan, Earl.  Search this
Reyes, Felipe  Search this
Sosa, Lionel  Search this
Extent:
77 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 July 15-16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jesse Treviño conducted 2004 July 15-16, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in San Antonio, Texas.
Treviño discusses his birth in Monterrey, Mexico; moving to San Antonio; being one of 12 children; attending the Art Students League of New York; being drafted into Vietnam; the Mekong Delta; falling into a booby trap and being badly wounded; the long recovery and the subsequent amputation of his right hand; learning to paint with his left hand; his first shows; his "Mi Vida" self-portrait; the numerous poster contests he won as a youth; his art training; the difficulty in organizing Chicano art shows; the relationships with his siblings, particularly his oldest sister, Eva; his Santa Rosa Hospital mural ("Spirit of Healing"); and the importance of public art, particularly murals. Treviño also discusses his Veladora; his early left-handed paintings; the classification of himself as a "Realist"; how he chooses the sites he paints; helping form the Alameda/Smithsonian art center; being invited to talk at veteran's groups and high schools; his early paintings on black canvas; his new public art project on San Antonio's notorious Guadalupe Street; his Wells Fargo Bank mural and its formation; his interest, or lack thereof, in photography; his portraits of Henry B. Gonzales and his mother; his painting, "Mis Hermanos;" his successful one man show at the San Antonio Museum of Art; his relationships with galleries; the rejuvenating qualities of art in poor neighborhoods; his trip to Chile with Hillary Clinton, as part of her First Lady's Convention; being honored at the White House; and how he wants his art to unite people. Treviño also recalls William Draper, Felipe Reyes, Katherine Alsup, Earl Mayan, George Cortex, Gilbert Denman, Kevin Consey, Lionel Sosa, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Jesse Treviño (1946- ) is a painter from San Antonio, Texas. Cary Cordova (1970- ) is an art historian from Austin, Texas.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 11 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Painters -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.trevin04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-trevin04

Oral history interview with Liliana Wilson

Interviewee:
Wilson, Liliana, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Agosin, Marjorie  Search this
Almeida, Arturo  Search this
Anzaldúa, Gloria  Search this
Chödrön, Pema  Search this
Gonzales, Mia  Search this
Navarro, Mary Margaret  Search this
Perez, Cynthia  Search this
Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto  Search this
Treviño, Jesse, 1946-  Search this
Wilson, Neil  Search this
Yanez, Rene  Search this
Extent:
99 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004, July 13-27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Liliana Wilson conducted 2004 July 13-27, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in Austin, Texas.
Wilson displays a slideshow of her works and discusses Disparecidos en el Cielo; The Gatekeepers; The Immigrants; Man Running from Himself; Girl and Red Fish; Self-Portrait; Organic Barbed Wire; The Fish Tree; The Wedding; Desperate Housewife; The Lovers; The Meaning of Life; Lies; Proposition 187; Luciano; Time; Shift; El dia en que le hicieron pedazos la corona; Casi Gomez; Man and Leaf, and others. Wilson also discusses her relationship with Gloria Anzaldua; her sister's kidnapping by the Pinochet regime; experiences winning art contests at primary school; her uncommon last name; her use of Catholic imagery; her bad experience teaching; her childhood in Valparaiso, Chile; the patriarchal qualities of Chilean culture; attending architecture school and then transferring to law; her father's death and the family's resulting financial struggles; her disdain for traditional political paradigms; Santiago during the 1973 coup by Augusto Pinochet; her apartment being raided by the Army; moving to America and working as an au pair; enrolling in Austin Community College; her color choices in her paintings; moving to San Francisco; her various jobs doing commercial art; her early grant from MACLA; her anti-social nature, and how Anzaldua's nature is similar; her various residences in San Francisco; her conversion to Buddhism; moving back to Austin and her love for its community; learning to promote her own work; painting nude forms; her disdain for certain Catholic ideologies; the painters which she considers influences, such as Bosch, Kahlo, and Klee; her inability to be recognized by museums; the masculine nature of art academia; her involvement in the San Antonio arts scene; and the positive qualities of the United States. Wilson also discusses Cynthia Perez, Mia Gonzales, Jesse Treviño, Rene Yañez, Pema Chödrön, Neil Wilson, Arturo Almeida, Mary Margaret Navarro, Marjorie Agosin, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Liliana Wilson (1953-) is an artist in Austin, Texas. Cary Cordova (1970-) is an art historian from Austin, Texas.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 55 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Chile  Search this
Painting  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Women painters -- Texas -- Austin -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.wilson04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wilson04

Galveston Arts Center records

Creator:
Galveston Arts Center  Search this
Names:
Martinez, Santos  Search this
Martínez, César Augusto, 1944-  Search this
Rios, Roberto  Search this
Treviño, Jesse, 1946-  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1972-1982
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence relating to cultural programs and exhibits; agendas and minutes of the Galveston County Cultural Arts Council, Inc. Executive Committee and the Staff-Artists-Chairman (SAC), Galveston Arts Center Committee; subject files on artists, including César Martínez, Santos Martinez, Roberto Rios, Jesse Treviño, works of art, membership, the 30 Americans Exhibition, 1981, and other special events and programs; loan agreements; insurance forms; budget reports; consignment payment sheets; purchase orders; cancelled checks; exhibition catalogs and announcements; pamphlets and brochures describing classes, workshops and special events sponsored by the center; newspaper clippings; photographs of artists, works of art and exhibits; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery; Galveston, Tex.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1983 by the Galveston Arts Center Gallery.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Hispanic American art  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Texas -- Galveston
Art centers -- Texas -- Galveston
Identifier:
AAA.galvartc
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-galvartc

General

Collection Creator:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Extent:
(see also: Amado, Jesse; Barraza, Santa; Briseño, Rolando; Casas, mel; Lomas Garza, Carmen; González, Robert; Huerta, Benito; Martínez, César; Quirarte, Jacinto; Reyes, Felipe; Treviño, Jesse; Box 30)
Container:
Box 27, Folder 35-37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-1990
Scope and Contents note:
(lists of artists; clippings; letter to TYF from Charles Richard Carlisle, Southwest Texas State University, 08/01/1980; catalogs; press release; generic letter to members of Xochil Art Institute from Xavier Gorena, 03/1982; letter to TYF from Ida Rodríguez Prampolini, 08/05/1982; letter to TYF from Ricardo Rodríguez Burgess, 08/25/1982; letter to TYF from Jaime Labastida, 08/13/1982; event and exhibition announcements; catalog, New Works By Austin Artists with inscription to TYF from Santa Barraza; catalogs: Houston Hispanic Artists: New Views, The Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, 1987; and Arte Entre Nosotros: Mexican American Folk Art of San Antonio, San Antonio Museum of Art and Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, Texas, 1986; catalog, Tejanos: artistas Mexicano-norteamericanos, 1990, with text by Jacinto Quirarte; letter to TYF from Harwood Hinton, Editor, Texas State Historical Association Handbook of Texas; essays)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material, 1965-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material / Series 1: Subject Files / Texas - Arte Chicano
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ybartoma-ref1702

Treviño, Jesse,

Collection Creator:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Container:
Box 28, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1976-circa 1995
Scope and Contents note:
(clippings; blank notecard with Treviño's art; invitation; transcript of interview of Treviño by Sarah Massey, University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material, 1965-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material / Series 1: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ybartoma-ref1724

Trevino, Jesse

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-121, National Museum of American Art. Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition and Publication Records
See more items in:
Exhibition and Publication Records
Exhibition and Publication Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-121-refidd1e394

Spirit : the life and art of Jesse Treviño / Anthony Head ; with a foreword by Henry Cisneros

Author:
Head, Anthony 1968-  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Cisneros, Henry  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 27 x 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
Texas
San Antonio
Date:
2019
Topic:
Mexican American artists  Search this
Artists  Search this
Artists with disabilities  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105509

Los Santos de San Antonio

Artist:
Jesse Treviño, born Monterrey, Mexico 1946  Search this
Medium:
limited offset print
Dimensions:
image: 21 × 32 in. (53.3 × 81.3 cm) sheet: 23 × 34 in. (58.4 × 86.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1980
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Drs. Harriett and Ricardo Romo
Object number:
2019.50.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72fbaf243-8aef-4538-8d04-c26efae9b55f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2019.50.10

Tienda de Elizondo

Artist:
Jesse Treviño, born Monterrey, Mexico 1946  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
66 1/8 x 89 5/8 in. (168.0 x 227.6 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1993
Topic:
Figure group\male and child  Search this
Object\other\sign  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\grocery  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Reverend Virgilio Elizondo, San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio, Texas
Object number:
1994.126
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7443a6fb3-5661-4d68-8f86-fc7236e459bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.126

Mis Hermanos

Artist:
Jesse Treviño, born Monterrey, Mexico 1946  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
48 x 70 in. (121.9 x 177.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1976
Topic:
Recreation\leisure\eating and drinking  Search this
Portrait group\family\siblings  Search this
Portrait group\male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Lionel Sosa, Ernest Bromley, Adolfo Aguilar of Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar and Associates
Object number:
1994.74
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk753a06bb6-f9c4-4e5a-87aa-c1f72597d8bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.74

Henry Barbosa Gonzalez

Artist:
Jesse Trevino, born 1946  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Barbosa Gonzalez, 3 May 1916 - 28 Nov 2000  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 121.9 × 91.4cm (48 × 36")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1997
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\United States  Search this
Tool\Gavel  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Pin  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\Mexican  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\State  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: U.S. House of Representatives
Object number:
2002.013.001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4212f04be-ce83-48fb-bb2a-fa04fe1b538f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2002.013.001

Jesse Trevino, 1946- [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_58047

The Chicano Collection [art reproduction] : a school of American painting

Title:
Colección Chicana
Author:
Marin, Cheech  Search this
Marin, Patti  Search this
Duardo, Richard  Search this
Noriega, Chon A. 1961-  Search this
Rodríguez, Artemio 1972-  Search this
Benavidez, Max  Search this
Cortez, Constance 1958-  Search this
Romo, Terecita  Search this
Almaraz, Carlos  Search this
Borjórquez, Charles  Search this
Botello, David  Search this
Casas, Mel 1929-  Search this
Enriquez, Gaspar 1942-  Search this
García, Margaret 1951-  Search this
Garcia, Rupert 1941-  Search this
Garza, Carmen Lomas  Search this
Guerrero, Raul 1945-  Search this
Gutiérrez, Roberto 1943-  Search this
Healy, Wayne Alaniz  Search this
Hernández, Adán  Search this
Hernandez, Ester 1944-  Search this
Limón, Leo  Search this
Lozano, José 1959-  Search this
Sanchez Lujan, Gilbert  Search this
Martínez, César Augusto 1944-  Search this
Romero, Frank  Search this
Rubio, Alex  Search this
Sánchez, Marta  Search this
Torrez, Eloy  Search this
Treviño, Jesse  Search this
Valadez, John 1951-  Search this
Valdez, Patssi  Search this
Valdez, Vincent  Search this
Yepes, George  Search this
Id Films Production (Firm)  Search this
Modern Multiples (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Marin, Cheech Art collections  Search this
Marin, Patti Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
[57] plates : ill. (some col.) ; 101 x 81 cm. + 1 catalog (160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.) + 1 videodisc (ca. 53 min. : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Art reproductions
Place:
California
Date:
2006
2006]
20th century
Topic:
Mexican American painting  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Painting--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
ND238.M4 C45 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_833138

Three decades of art by Jesse Treviño

Title:
Treviño
Author:
Treviño, Jesse 1946-  Search this
Goddard, Dan R  Search this
Instituto Cultural Mexicano (San Antonio, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Treviño, Jesse 1946- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
13 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
[1993?]
Call number:
N40.1.T782 I5 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_507381

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