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    Rigo Maldonado

    Department: Visual and Performing Arts

    Email: rigo.maldonado@sausd.us

    Phone: (714) 241-6410 ext:  68103




    Class Schedule



    Room Number


     Ceramics 1 10-3 


     Ceramics 1  10-3


     Ceramics 1    10-3




      Ceramics 1 10-3


     Ceramics 1           10-3

    Quick Facts

    Where am I from?

     Born and raised in Santa Ana

    Maldonado is a mixed-media contemporary artist form Santa Ana, CA.  Born in the shadow of Disneyland, his art fabricate hyperreal and contradictory environments that explore Mexican cultural traditon, counter-memory, social amnesia and navigating spaces.  Always with a wink and nod toward the ironic and excessive, Maldonado confornts his audiences with complex social issues thorugh playful spatial and material manipulations. His work have been exhibited in China, France and through the US.   

    Maldonado co-curated the ground breaking "Hijas de Juparez" exhbiti at SPARC.  His narrative on bringing soical awareness to the femicides through art and activism has ben published in "Making a Killing: Femicide, Free Trade, and La Frontera by the University of Texas Press.   


    Where did I go to school?

     Russell Elementary, Fitz Intermediate, Los Amigos High, Santa Ana College, UCLA BA, UCLA MA

    What do I teach?


    What else am I involved in?

     Social Committee

    What are my interests outside of school?

     vintage flea markets, world traveler, Dia de Muertos.