Trinity University Press

Barbara M. Whitehead

Barbara Mathews Whitehead is an artist whose watercolors and drawings have been featured in books and in numerous shows and galleries. She has published a retrospective of her wood and linocuts, From Wood to Linoleum. She lives in Austin, Texas.

Rosita’s Bridge

This is the true story of Carla Maria presenting flowers to her grandmother, singer Rosita Fernandez, when the bridge at San Antonio’s open air Arneson River Theater was named Rosita’s Bridge—not just a bridge across a river but a bridge between cultures.  Rosita tells Carla Maria of immigrating from Mexico in a family of sixteen children, of her father and uncles helping to build the River...