David Avalos
Finkelpearl, Tom. Dialogues in Public Art, MIT Press, Cambridge and London, 2000.

25 Artists: California Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients, 1998/1999, California Arts Council, Sacramento, 2000.

Pincus, Robert L. "Objects D'Curio / David Avalos returns with lyrical, personal 'Chicano' show." San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 February 2000.

Welchmann, John C. "Public Art and the Spectacle of Money: An Assisted Commentary on 'Art Rebate/Arte Reembolso'." Space, Site, Intervention: Situating Installation Art. Editor Erika Suderburg, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2000.

Avalos, David. "The Avalos Chapel." Aztlán, Spring 1999: Vol.24, No.1, p.201-02.

De La Vega, Xavier. "Mexique-Etats-Unis en Passant ar L'Art Frontiere." L'Humanité Hebdo, Paris, 18 July 1999.

Leval, Susana Torruella. "Cultural Memory=Cultural Survival." Culturefront, AMagazine of the Humanities, New York Council of the Humanities, New York City, Summer 1999: vol. 8, no. 2.

Sorell, Victor Alejandro. "Telling Images Bracket the 'Broken-Promise(d) Land,' The Culture of Immigration and the Immigration of Culture across Borders." Culture Across Borders: Mexican Immigration & Popular Culture, edited by David R. Maciel, and Maria Herrera Sobek, The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1998.

Gaspar del Alba, Alicia. Chicano Art,Inside/Outside the Master's House, Cultural Politics and the CARA Exhibition, University of Texas Press, Austin, 1998.

Betti, Claudia and Teel Sale. Drawing: A Contemporary Approach, Harcourt Brace College Publishers, Fort Worth, Orlando, 1997 (Fourth Edition), 1992 (Third Edition).

Berelowitz, Jo-Anne. "Conflict Over 'Border Art,' Whose subject, whose border, whose show?" Third Text, Third World Perspectives on Contemporary Art & Culture, Autumn, 1997: No. 40.

Farrell, Anne, editor. Blurring the boundaries, Installation Art 1969-1996, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, catalogue, 1997.

De Varona, Frank, editor. Perspectives, Authentic Voices of Latinos, Curriculum Associates, Inc., North Billerica, Massachusetts, 1996.

Sullivan, Edward J., editor. Latin American Art in the Twentieth Century, Phaidon Press Limited, London, 1996.

Avalos, David with John C. Welchman. "Response to the Pholosophical Brothel." Rethinking Borders, editor John Welchman, Macmillan Press, Ltd., Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS, and London, 1996 and University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1996.

Noriega, Chon A. "Birth of the Southwest, Social Protest, Tourism, and D. W. Griffith's 'Ramona'." The Birth of Whiteness, Race and the Emergence of U.S. Cinema. Editor Daniel Bernardi, Rugers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1996.

Chavoya, C. Ondine. "Collaborative Public Art and Multimedia Installation: David Avalos, Louic Hock and Elizabeth Sisco's 'Welcome to America's Finest Tourist Plantation' (1988)." The Ethnic Eye, Latino Media Arts, editors Chon A. Noriega and Ana M. López, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis/London, 1996.

Jean Fulton, Jean, editor. Art Out There Toward a Publicly Engaged Art Practice, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1996.

Cahan, Susan and Zoya Kocur, editors. Contemporary Art and Mulicultural Education, New York, The New Musueum of Contemporary Art and Routledge, London, 1996.

Avalos, David. "me 'n u." Discourse, Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, Fall and Winter 1995-1996: 18.1 and 2.

Pincus, Robert. "The Invisible Townsquare: Artists' Collaborations and Media Dramas in America's Biggest Border Town." But Is It Art? The Spirit of Art as Activism, Nina Felshin, editor, Seattle, Bay Press, 1995.

Pingus, Robert L. "Avalos, Image Maker-Few visitors will feel neutral about streetwise show." Union-Tribune, 3 March 1994: E:42.

Vargas, Kathy. "'Glass House' layers time into dreams." San Antonio Express News, 23 July 1995: 2G.

Suleiman, Susan Rubin. Risking Who One Is, Encounters with Contemporary Art and Literature, Harvard University Press, 1994.

Avalos, David. "A Wag Dogging a Tale." La Frontera/The Border, Art about the Mexico/United States Border, Centro cultural de la Raza, San Diego and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, 1993.

Wallis, Brian, editor. DEMOCRACY/ A Project by Group Material, Dia Art Foundation, Discussions in Contemporary Culture, Bay Press, Seattle, 1990: No. 5.

Lippard, Lucy R. MIXED BLESSINGS, New Art in a Multicultural America, Pantheon Books, New York, 1990.

Benedict, Stephen. PUBLIC MONEY & THE MUSE, Essays on Government Funding for the Arts. W.W. Norton and Co., New York and London, 1991.

Schiller, Herbert I. CULTURE, Inc., The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression, Oxford University Press, Cary, North Carolina, 1989.

Perine, Robert, I. Andrea, and Bram Dijkstra. San Diego Arts, Artra Publishing, Inc., Encinitas, 1988.

Avalos, David. "The Border: An International Fiction." Fiction International, Spring 1987: FI 17:1.

Weisman, Alan and Jay Dusard. La Frontera: The United States Border with Mexico, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanavich, San Diego, New York, London, 1986.

Bookman, Philip and Gómez-Peña, editors. Made in Aztlan, Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, 1986.

Avalos, David. "The Donkey Cart Caper-Some Thoughts On Socially Conscious Art in Anti-Social Public Space." Community Murals Magazine, Fall 1986.

Goldman, Shifra M. and Tomas Ybarra-Frausto. ARTE CHICANO, A Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography of Chicano Art, 1965-1981, Chicano Studies Library Publications Unit, University of California, Berkeley, 1985.

Cockcroft, Eva, et al. Toward a People's Art, The Contemporary Mural Movement, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1977.