Chicano Dream, 2014, Musée d’Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
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Jesús Manuel Mena Garza has lectured about and exhibited his photographs from coast to coast, in Europe and Mexico. Jesús Garza has taught classes in photography, film and video at private and public universities. Garza continues to conceive and manage unique events, including panel discussions, workshops, seminars and conferences. 
Communicate with Jesús Garza by going to his CONTACT page or by calling (682) 365-8702.
Partial List of Lectures
San José State University, San José, California
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Proposed National Museum of the American Latino at the Smithsonian Institution, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC
Saint Mary's College of Maryland, Saint Mary's, Maryland
Partial List of Exhibitions
Musée d'Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico 
San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, California
Proposed National Museum of the American Latino at the Smithsonian Institution, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC
For more than five decades, Jesús Garza has exhibited and lectured about his photographs. While a student at San José High, Garza started his photographic archive. Today, Garza continues to explore various communities and genres via photography and video. 
Garza's photographic collection includes more than 1,000 Kodachrome slides and black and white negatives of the 1974 Quinto Festival de Teatro Chicano. About 300 duplicate slides are available for review at the San José State University Martin Luther King Jr. Library. Also available for inspection at SJSU are Garza's photographs documenting the 1971 Chicano March For Education. The original Kodachrome transparencies and black and white negatives are resident in Garza's photographic archive. 
In 5 crates, Garza has 36 8x8 inch framed black and white photographs from his Chicano Photographer series. This series was captured from 1970 to 1975. The photographs have been exhibited from coast to coast. Academics are encouraged to contact Jesús Garza directly with any questions about this and other collections. Garza believes that his work speaks for itself. Tangentially, the old dude also paints in acrylics and oils. Strictly abstracts, juxtaposed to his straight photography. 
To start a conversation, call Jesús Garza today at (682) 365-8702 or click the CONTACT button above. 
Se habla español.
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