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Sarah Rafael García

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Sarah Rafael García is an award-winning author and multimedia artist, community educator, curator, and performance ethnographer born in Brownsville, Tejas and raised in Santa Ana, California. She’s author of Las Niñas and SanTana’s Fairy Tales and coeditor of the anthologies Pariahs and Speculative Fiction for Dreamers. García has over 13 years of experience as an Arts Leader and is founder of Barrio Writers, LibroMobile, and Crear Studio — all art programs initiated as a response to build cultural relevance and equity for BIPOC folks in Orange County.

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Artbound

The Women of the Vietnamese American Arts Scene in Orange County

Artists Kiều Chinh and Ann Phong would have never thought they would be part of the art scene in Orange County when Saigon fell in 1975. Despite decades of work, both continue to fly under the radar.
J. Sergio O'Cadiz Moctezuma wearing a black suit and tie, sitting on a fireplace mantle. His leg is crossed over the other and a writing surface is resting on his knee. He's looking down and appears to be writing something down. He's smiling.
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Artbound

Sergio O'Cadiz and the Forgotten Artists of Color in Orange County

The arc of arts leader Sergio O’Cadiz Moctezuma is a lesson on the dynamics of artists of color in the Orange County. Just like there’s a link between U.S. history and ethnic cleansing in history books, there exists a similar link between the acknowledgement of a culture’s experienced reality and its representation in the Orange County art scene.
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