Esther Parada Papers

Institution: Chicago Public Library - Carter G. Woodson Regional Library
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Date: 1929-1993
Extent: 6 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
Artist/photographer Esther Parada was a faculty member at the School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Chicago from 1974 to 2004. In the mid-60s she served with the U.S. Peace Corps as art instructor at the Escuela de Artes Plasticas, Universidad de San Francisco Xavier, in Sucre, Bolivia, where she learned to speak fluent Spanish.

Scope and Content Note:
The papers include original art by Parada, research materials from the period of the exposition and press coverage of the 1992 exhibit.

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