Eva Longoria born 1975
Born Corpus Christi, Texas
Self-described “Texican” and award-winning actor Eva Longoria had her breakthrough in the role of Gabrielle Solis in the series Desperate Housewives, becoming the first pivotal and primetime Latina character in U.S. television. Longoria is a fixture on numerous “most beautiful” lists and a fashion icon. Her work beneath and beyond the national spotlight—as a philanthropist, social activist, and businesswoman—has garnered her equal, if not greater, acclaim than her onscreen work. Her casual but self-assured appearance in this portrait carries a quality of everydayness that celebrates female power. Longoria is the founder of Eva’s Heroes, an organization committed to enriching the lives of developmentally challenged youth; she has served as executive producer of the documentaries The Harvest and Food Chains, about farm work and social justice. In 2013 she received a master’s degree in Chicano studies from California State University, Northridge.
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (born 1952)
Inkjet print, 2010