Rupert García

(American, born 1941)

Rupert García was born in central California and studied painting at San Francisco State University. Silkscreen poster art was his early focus, and he developed a unique and colorful style. His artworks have been included in virtually every major exhibition of Chicano art in the U.S., as well as internationally. In the 1960s and 70s, García was a leader in the Chicano Art Movement and the West Coast civil rights movement.