Oscar Moya (b. 1956, Mexico City) is an accomplished visual artist/printmaker. Oscar has exhibited at The National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, The El Paso Museum of Art in El Paso, Texas, and Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas, which all have his work in their permanent collections. Oscar has exhibited in many national and international galleries including El Museo Contemporáneo de Tijuana, in Baja California. He has also participated in group exhibitions in the U.S.A. and internationally, including in Mexico, and Europe. Oscar migrated to the United States of America at age 15 and labored as a migrant worker from San Antonio, Texas to settle in the West Town – Humboldt Park Community in Chicago. He attended the School of Art Institute of Chicago and was actively involved in the Chicago mural movement. Oscar was an arts activist at MARCH, Casa Aztlan, MIRA, Inc., El Taller Community Gallery and Casa de Cultura Calles y Sueños in Chicago. He is a former member of La Prensa/Southwest Printmakers in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Moya resides in El Paso, Texas since 2005.
Polillas – Memories Feast, 2004 Linocut by Oscar Moya
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Mnemonic: To aid the memory