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Raoul returns to the SAL demos with part II of his handson class on June 9. 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 year he has assembled a collection of books and printed materials about Mexican and MexicanAmerican art, history and culture. Raoul was cofounder 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 was 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.