of the Month
Raoul is back again as our August demo artist. He will be our demonstrator artist through December. These are free drawing workshops so if you want to participate please bring drawing pencils and paper.
Raoul received his BA in Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1961, and his teaching credential from San Francisco State University in 1963. He was a High School Art teacher for 37 years for the Stockton Unified School District. Raoul is currently an Art Instructor at Delta College. He has given many presentations to students and faculties on Mexican culture and traditions. Over the past twentyfive years he has assembled a collection of books and printed materials about MexicanAmerican art, history and culture.
Raoul was a co-founder of the Mexican Heritage Center in Stockton and has been the recipient of the Stockton Arts Commission STAR Award.
In 1995, he was elected Teacher of the Year by the SUSD, and elected to the Mexican-American Hall of Fame in 1994. His drawings and paintings are in numerous private collections in California, Arizona, New York and Mexico.