About the Book
The catalogue also includes two beautifully written essays by Dr. Richard T. Rodríguez, UC Riverside, and Dr. Elizabeth Mjelde, De Anza College, in both English and Spanish.
Eugene Rodriguez is a San Francisco based visual artist whose work includes painting, printmaking, film and installation. He first studied fashion design in Los Angeles earning his degree from FIDM. He went on to earn his BA in painting and drawing from San Francisco State University and his MFA in cross-disciplinary work from Mills College. He continues to teach in arts programs in the Bay Area where he exhibits and works on commissions. Eugene’s paintings and drawings have been featured in solo exhibitions in New York City and San Francisco as well as group exhibitions across the country. His films have been featured in numerous national and international festivals. In addition to exhibiting, he has curated exhibitions and lectured extensively on “Transforming Arts Curriculum for the 21st Century” at conferences. In 2017 Eugene established El Taller (The Studio) – Artist Workshops which offer personalized instruction in drawing, color, and painting in studio and garden settings