Ask Joe
Mt. SAC Emergency Alert

Alert: Mt. SAC has Transitioned to Online Classes and Services (see Learn more about our COVID-19 response at

Ricardo C. Alvarez painting of The History of California

The History of California

Ricardo C. Alvarez
Completed in 1977


  • Attended La Verne University
  • A.A. Mt. San Antonio College
  • B.A./M.A. California State University


  • Mt. San Antonio College from 1970-2000
  • Taught Beginning Drawing, Advertising, Figure Drawing, Art History


  • 1960 Aerojet General Space Industry-Art/Publications
  • 1960 Fort Huachuca, Arizona-Graphic Arts
  • 1969 Cal Poly Pomona - Graphic Artist


  • Photography
  • Outdoor/Nature Studies
  • Working with Graphite, Charcoal, and Water Color


Art Mural

Building 6 - Library, Interior, second floor, south wall