Catherine Herrera is a widely-exhibited and published artist, writer and filmmaker with recent exhibits at the de Young Museum, S.F., Audio Observatories, SOMA, S.F., and over the last 20 years, at locations in the United States and Mexico, including, MCCLA, S.F., Galeria de la Raza, S.F., ATA, S.F., Chicano Biennial, MACLA, San Jose, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, and, La Panaderia, FotoSeptiembre, Trotsky Museum in Mexico City. She has directed and produced independent films, documentaries, installations, and, programs for PBS and the CBC.
Catherine lives in San Francisco where her great grandfather was born in 1857, and traces her lineage back to the Amah Mutsun territory with familial traditions and connection to the Santa Cruz, Half Moon Bay and San Francisco coastal regions. She continues tracing back her family connections, deepening her understanding through participation in the cultural revitalization process, and, reconnecting history to the present for the betterment of tomorrow for seven generations forward.
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