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Celia Alvarez Munoz, American artist. National Education Association fellow, 1988, 91; recipient Outstanding Achievement in the Arts award Women's Caucus, College Arts Association, Committee on Women With Annual Recognisation Awards.


Munoz, Celia Alvarez was born on August 15, 1937 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Daughter of Frank P. and Enriqueta (Limon) Alvarez.


Bachelor, University Texas, 1964. Master of Fine Arts, University North Texas, 1982.


Fashion illustrator White House Department Store, El Paso, Texas, 1961. Art instructor El Paso Public Schools, 1964-1974, Bauder Fashion College, Arlington, Texas, 1984-1988. Lecturer University Texas, 1984-1989.

Advisory board Arlington Museum Art, since 1993. Design team Sky Harbor International Airport, 1993, New York Percent for Art, P.S. 8, since 1995, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Expansion Project, 1995-1998, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, 1998, Dallas Department Cultural Affairs Commission Latino Cultural Center, 1999, History Civic Center River Link Project, San Antonio, 2001. Lead artist Main Plz., San Antonio, 2007.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: If Walls Could Speak, 1991, Biennial Whitney Museum American Art. One woman shows include El Paso Museum Art, 2003. Group shows include Museum American History, Smithsonian Institution, 2004, Women's Museum, Dallas 2005, Station Museum, Houston, 2006, Museum Contemporary Art, San Diego, 2006, Blanton Museum Art, Austin, Texas, 2006, Art Museum South Texas, Corpus Christi, 2007.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, walking, cinema, music, photography.


Married Andres Munoz, July 27, 1965. Children: Anna Celia, Andres III.

Frank P. Alvarez

Enriqueta (Limon) Alvarez

Andres Munoz

Anna Celia Munoz

Andres III Munoz