Judy Francisca (Judith) Baca
Judy Francisca (Judith) Baca is active/lives in California. Judy Baca is known for Chicano themed mural and easel painting, urban genre, teaching.
Biography Judy Francisca (Judith) Baca
Judith Francisca Baca (born September 20, 1946) is an American Chicana artist, activist, and University of California, Los Angeles professor of Chicana/o Studies in the School of Social Sciences and a professor of World Arts and Cultures in the School of Art and Architecture. She is the co-founder and artistic director of the Venice, California-based Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC), a community arts center, and is best known as the director of the mural project that created one of the largest murals in the world, the Great Wall of Los Angeles.
Baca was born in Los Angeles on September 20, 1946 to Mexican American parents. Her mother, Ortencia, worked in a tire factory. She was raised in Watts, Los Angeles (a predo
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