Constance Cortez, associate professor in the School of Art, said she worked with Marin in 2001 by writing an article for an exhibition catalog.
Over the summer, Cortez
was traveling when she
again and saw his
Chicanitas exhibit, and she
thought it might make a good exhibition for Tech.
"My colleague over in Theatre and Dance, his
name is Andrew Gibb (assistant professor) … we talked about it and thought, 'Wouldn't this be great?'," Cortez
said during a phone interview with A-J Media on Friday.
said the Chicano art is defined by subjects that reference the culture or by the artists who identify.
chooses the art because it appeals to him," Cortez
said after attending a student question-and-answer session with Marin