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Fact sheet for Latina artists Yolanda Daliz and Anita Welych, n.d.
What do you think is meant by the phrase “we are passionate by all parts of our hybrid heritage”?
What is a stereotype? How can stereotypes be harmful?
Describe the art created by these Latina artists. Why is the home a central theme in their work?
What non-traditional media do Ms. Welych and Ms. Daliz use in their art?
What information is missing in this document? How can you find it?
What do you think these panels look like? Research pictures of them and compare.
Research the lives and careers of Latinas who were pioneers in the entertainment industry. Possible choices could be Rita Moreno, Chita Rivera, Celia Cruz, Miriam Colon, and Raquel Welch.
Compare one of the trailblazers above with famous Latinas today. Possible choices could be Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Christina Aguilera, Eva Mendes, and Jessica Alba.
Independent Reading: Read the literary work or a biography of a Latina writer/poet to better understand Hispanic culture. When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago is recommended.
Art: Create your own artwork in the style of one of these artists.