VALORŅ Filipino World War II Veterans Memorial
by Cheri Gaulke with essays by Betty Ann Brown, Enrique de la Cruz, Eric Garcetti, Eleanor Heartney and Mae Respicio; photographs by Kevin O'Malley ISBN 978-1-877675-66-9; 48 pp; cloth; color illust.; $25.00
Over 120,000 Filipino soldiers fought in WW II as the U.S. Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE), enduring some of the fiercest battles of the war such as the Bataan Death March. Stripped of their veterans' benefits they have been fighting to regain them for the last 60 years. This book documents Cheri Gaulke's creation of the Los Angeles Memorial, the first in the U.S., and tells the Filipino Veterans' story, with lavish illustrations and informative text.
EXPANDING CIRCLES: WOMEN, ART & COMMUNITY
Edited and with an introductory essay by Betty Ann Brown
ISBN 1-877675-21-0, Illust., $22.00
An anthology of articles, essays, interviews, and artwork by and about women artists and writers who established and built communities in and through their art. From the early 1970s to the present — their collaborative artwork spearheaded and continues the movement for social change in the art world.