Cheech on Chicanitas: Cheech Marin reflects on his Chicano art collection

Sep 9, 2013

Selections from comedian Cheech Marin's extensive collection of Chicano art is on display at the University of Wyoming Art Museum through November 23. At an opening press conference, Marin discussed the exhibition, 'Chicanitas, small paintings from the Cheech Marin collection'.

Margaret García, Finding Jesus at the Taco Stand, 2009, oil on canvas, 10 x 13 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection
Margaret García, Finding Jesus at the Taco Stand, 2009, oil on canvas, 10 x 13 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection

Sandy Rodríguez, Payasa, 1998, oil on panel, 12 x 12 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection
Sandy Rodríguez, Payasa, 1998, oil on panel, 12 x 12 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection
Jari “WERC” Alvarez, Donkey Show, 2008, mixed media, 12 x 24 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection
Jari “WERC” Alvarez, Donkey Show, 2008, mixed media, 12 x 24 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection