University of Arizona Press author Federico Jiménez Caballero will sign copies of his book Federico: One Man’s Remarkable Journey from Tututepec to L.A. at the 38th anniversary celebration of Peregrine Galleries.
When: Friday, July 24, 2021, noon to 5 p.m. Pacific Time
Where: Peregrine Galleries, 1133 Coast Village Road in Montecito, California
Jiménez Caballero is of Indigenous Mixtec and mestizo heritage from Tututepec, a small town in coastal Oaxaca, Mexico. He came to the United States as a researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles, in the late 1960s. Over the years he became a well-known and successful jewelry artist and gallery owner in Santa Monica, California. As a philanthropist, he serves on museum and nonprofit boards, and he has opened a museum in Oaxaca.
Featured at the gallery celebration will be some of Jimenez Caballero’s jewelry. For more info, call 805-252-9659.