Raphael Montañez Ortiz Receives UCLA Medal
On June 8, 2017, the CSRC in collaboration with the Institute of American Cultures hosted a special event at UCLA celebrating Chicano art and culture in Los Angeles. The culmination of this event was the presentation of the UCLA Medal to pioneering artist and CSRC archival collections donor Raphael Montañez Ortiz. Chancellor Gene Block presented the UCLA Medal to Ortiz for his achievements in art, education, and social justice. To learn more, see UCLA Newsroom.
All photos by Reed Hutchinson / UCLA
Raphael Montañez Ortiz Papers II (Collection 2016-17). Courtesy of the artist and the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. © Raphael Montañez Ortiz