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Raymond Barrio (1921-1996)
Raymond Barrio attended the University of Southern California and Yale University, and graduated from UC Berkeley. He served in the U.S. Army then received a B.P.A. from the Art Center College of Los Angeles. He taught art at colleges and universities in California between 1963 and 1986.
He contributed to literary quarterlies, anthologies, and art magazines, and his weekly column, Barrio's Political Estuary, was published in local and national periodicals. His works include: The Plum Pickers, Carib Blue, Selections from Walden, and The Fisherman's Dwarf.