Cover artist Sam Z. Coronado left high school in 1964 to enlist in the United States Army. After his military service, he went to college on the G.I. Bill and finished an art degree at the University of Texas at Austin, where he co-founded the Chicano Art Students Association. For twenty years, until his passing in 2013 (on Veteran’s Day), Coronado ran the Serie Project, a non-profit art organization which offered printing facilities and workshops to artists. Over that period, he created his own art and printed the art work of nearly 300 artists, most of them Latinos. The cover art, “Henry Romo” is an image of a Coronado oil painting completed in 2013 from a photo of Dr. Ricardo Romo’s father when Mr. Romo served in WWII in the Philippines.
About The Author
Dr. Ricardo Romo
Ricardo Romo earned a B.S. degree from the The University of Texas Austin; a M.A. degree in American History from Loyola University Los Angeles; and a Ph.D in American History from the University of California Los Angeles. Romo currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Southwest Research Institute, Board of Directors for the Brackenridge Park Conservancy, and Board of Directors for Humanities Texas. He is a member and past Vice President for The Philosophical Society of Texas.
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