Chicana Art & Spirituality

Chicana Art & Spirituality

University Press Books in Berkeley held a reception for Laura Perez’s new book Chicana Art: The Politics of Spiritual and Aesthetic Altarities. Laura is an associate professor at CalĀ  and though I never took a class with her I admired her from afar. (I...
Deporten La Migra

Deporten La Migra

Jesus and I collaborated on creating a poster for a coalition called Tierra y Libertad in Arizona. We met organizers from the organization while eating pozole at a fundraiser for Colective Zapatista Ramona’s effort to raise funds for the Cucapa people. It was a...
In Lak Ech

In Lak Ech

In Lak Ech is a Maya term for “you are my other me”/tu eres mi otro yo. This Mayan greeting is an honoring for each other and a statement of unity.When I first met jesus this concept really began to mean something to me because I was so amazed by our...
Youth Together’s: Triple Threat

Youth Together’s: Triple Threat

Last Saturday was the opening date for my collaborative exhibit with Youth Together. It was a display of posters that I have created over the years and work by YT’s 8th grade program at Melrose Leadership Academy. There was also a great silent art auction that...
Hawaii: A Rez Surrounded by Water

Hawaii: A Rez Surrounded by Water

Me and my partner Melanie just came back from a trip to Honolulu, Hawaii. We wanted to go on a vacation and we wanted to go somewhere we could just get away and not have to deal with our everyday work lives. We knew that Hawaii was a beautiful place so we got our...