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Amanda Blanco, Salvadoran photographer. Ahmanson Foundation scholar, 1980, Lew and Eddie Wasserman scholar, 1979. Member of American Association of University Women, Professional Photographers American, California Women Higher Education (executive board 1975-1978), Rounce and Coffin Club.

Background

Blanco, Amanda was born on October 23, 1933 in San Salvador, El Salvador. Daughter of Felix and Julia Isabel (Raimundo) Blanco.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, California Institute Arts, 1981. Bachelor in Professional Arts, Institute Photography, Santa Barbara, California, 1971.

Career

; children— Maurice, César-E., Rosa Eugenia, and Rocio E. Blanco. Instructor, California State University, Northridge, 1977-1979;assistant course organizer California Institute Arts, Valencia, 1980-1981. FacultyIdyllwild School Music and Arts, 1980-1982.

Exhibits: University of California, Northridge, Getty Museum, Los Angeles Museum Science and Industry, other galleries and museum. Free lance photographer, Los Angeles, since 1981. Ahmanson Foundation scholar, 1980.

Lew and Eddie Wasserman scholar, 1979.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women, Professional Photographers American, California Women Higher Education (executive board 1975-1978), Rounce and Coffin Club.

Connections

Married Mario Escobar (divorced 1966). Children: Maurice, César-E., Rosa Eugenia, and Rocio E. Blanco.

father:
Felix Blanco

mother:
Julia Isabel (Raimundo) Blanco

spouse:
Mario Escobar

children:
Maurice Blanco

and Rocio E. Blanco

Rosa Eugenia Blanco

César-E. Blanco