Richard Duardo: Chicano artist, mentor to Cheech, printmaker for Banksy

by Stephanie Lopez
Off-Ramp June 29, 04:58 PM


"Richard Duardo: Artist and Master Printmaker" is at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton through August 21. Admission is free.

"An artist could have no better friend than Richard... Richard had a fantastic eye. He would find artists in his travels, and he knew how to promote them. For me, he was a guide and mentor."

     — Cheech Marin to the LA Times

Richard Duardo, who died suddenly in 2014 at the age of 62, was a key figure in the Chicano art movement. Not only did he make art himself — some called him the West Coast Warhol for his big colorful silk ... Continue Reading