Yreina D. Cervantez Yreina D. Cervantes is a second generation Chicana born in Kansas and raised in Southern California. She received her degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz and earned a Masters of Fine arts degree from the University of California in Los Angeles. A versatile artist, she works in several media. Her artistic sensibility is drawn heavily from her cultural heritage. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, and has received numerous awards for her achievements. She is a veteran artist who has worked at Self Help Graphics and Art, Inc. and is currently a professor at CSUN.
Education: MFA, 1989, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Visual arts; Painting; Print making; Muralism; Chicana and Chicano art; Xicana feminist art and aesthetics.