(1907 - 1979)
Roberto V. Vallangca was active/lived in California. Roberto Vallangca is known for landscape, streets, portrait, mural.
Biography Roberto Vallangca
The following, courtesy of Jeff Garcia, is from Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
1907-1979. Painer. Born in Lapog, Phillipines on June 17, 1907. Artistically inclined at an early age, Vallangca began sketching the rice fields, birds, trees as a child of seven. After moving to California in 1927, he studied at the CCAC, and under Bufano, John Garth, and Diego Rivera. During the 1930's he worked as a freelance artist, began exhibiting locally, and contributed murals to the GGIE of 1939. in 1945, he obtained a license to practice as a chiropractor and while working in this capacity, painted as a hobby. His work includes portraits, landscapes, and street scenes from San Francisco. Dr. Vallangca died in SF on June 9, 1979.
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