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artist , educator

Rosalyn Mesquita, American artist, educator. Named colonel aide-de-camp State of New Mexico, 1968-1972; recipient Chancellor Arts award University California, 1978, Latin teacher award Los Angeles City Council, 1998, Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year award, Cal State University, 1999.

Background

Mesquita, Rosalyn was born on August 21, 1945 in Belen, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of Trinidad José and Margaret Anaya.

Education

Associate of Arts, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, California, 1969. Bachelor, California State University, Northridge, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, University California, Irvine, 1976.

Career

Instructor Santa Monica (California) College, 1987-1991. Professor art El Camino College, Torrance, California, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibits include New Mexico Museum Art, Santa Fe, Capitol Round House Museum, Santa Fe, Barnsdall Museum Art, Los Angeles, Boston Library., Boston, California Polytechnic University Gallery Museum, Pomona, Franklin Gallery, New York City.

Membership

Member Santa Monica Arts Commission, 1991-1995. Board directors, advisor, curator Non-governmental organization United Nations Women's World Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 1985, board directors, art advisor, Beijing, 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Theodore Mesquita (deceased August 1997). Children: John, Richard, Larry, Thresa.

father:
Trinidad José

mother:
Margaret Anaya

spouse:
Theodore Mesquita

children:
John Mesquita

Richard Mesquita

Larry Mesquita

Thresa Mesquita