Notre Dame de Namur University’s Wiegand Gallery Presents “Roberto Chavez, Paintings and Drawings”

Belmont, CA, January 17, 2013 – The Wiegand Gallery at Notre Dame de Namur University presents “Roberto Chavez, Paintings and Drawings,” showing January 23 – February 23, 2013. An opening reception will be held Sunday, January 27 from 2–4 p.m.

Roberto Chavez, at the age of 80, is now being recognized as a prominent and influential figure in California art. His work is significant for its cultural identification and highly personal approach. His paintings were featured in the Getty Foundation’s “Art Along the Hyphen” which received international recognition. Chavez is in the collection of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art and other important museum collections. The exhibit, “Roberto Chavez, Paintings and Drawings,” is comprised of more than 40 works. A catalog containing 69 color reproductions and 88 pages will accompany the exhibition.

Gallery Hours and Information

Wiegand Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon–4 p.m. Admission is free. Visit the Wiegand Gallery website at or on facebook at