(1941 - 1989)
Carlos Almaraz was active/lived in California / Mexico. Carlos Almaraz is known for street art-murals, social commentary, contemporary painting.
Biography Carlos Almaraz
Carlos Almaraz was born in Mexico City in 1941, and spent his youth in
Los Angeles, California, and Chicago, Illinois. He attended the
University of California, Los Angeles, and earned a Master's Degree at
the Otis Art Institute in 1974.
Almaraz formed a group called
Los Four with fellow artists Gilbert Lujan, Frank Romero, and Roberto
de la Roche, and together they brought Chicano street art to the
attention of the Los Angeles community. He created murals and
other artwork for three years in support of Ceasar Chavez and the
United Farmworkers Union. He was famous for painting a large
mural, Boycott Gallo, on the All Nations Center in Los Angeles in the 1980s.
is known for his paintings,
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