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critic , poet

Roberto Tejada, American poet, critic. Recipient Gertrude Stein award, Sun & Moon Press, Los Angeles, 1994, Best American Poetry award, Simon & Schuster, New York City, 1996; César E. Chavez fellow, Dartmouth College, 2003.

Background

Tejada, Roberto was born on January 19, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Rafael and Bertha Tejada.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Buffalo, 2003.

Career

Editor Vuelta Magazine, Mexico City, 1987—1988. Executive editor Artes de Mexico Magazine, 1988—1995. Assistant curator Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1998—1999.

Member advisory board Aperture Magazine, New York City, since 1997. Guest curator Manual Alvarez Bravo: Optical Parables exhibition Jean Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2000. Assistant professor art history theory and criticism University of California, San Diego, since 2003.

Works

Connections

father:
Rafael Tejada

mother:
Bertha Tejada