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In one of his most identified canvases “The Group Shoe” a portrait of Chavez with three other artists, Charles Garabedian, Louis Lunetta, and Eduardo Carrillo. The story goes that there was an opening show in 1962, the inside joke was that gallery owner Jerry Jerome had a peculiar way of saying “group show”, sounding more like “group shoe” ...
Legendary visual artist, Roberto Chavez. Angelino native Chavez grew up in East Los Angeles, earned his MFA from UCLA, and joined the East Los Angeles College faculty in the 1960s as a pioneering educator in the college’s fledgling Chicano Studies Department.