Tierra Y Libertad

Tierra Y Libertad

There are times in life when you have the opportunity to take a step back and appreciate all the work you've done and feel a sense of accomplishment and pride and feel recharged to keep going. This was the feeling I had after setting up our exhibit at EastSide Arts...

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Exhibit at EastSide Arts Alliance

Exhibit at EastSide Arts Alliance

This past friday was the Commemorating the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo event at EasSide Arts Alliance put together by Macehualli from Oakland. For the event they asked us to put up an exhibit in the EastSide gallery and will be up through the end of February.  ...

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Rini Templeton inspired art

Rini Templeton inspired art

"Wherever she went, she drew what she saw and donated her art to the cause." Rini Templeton was a prolific graphic artist and huge inspiration to artist like me who strive to serve their communities in their struggles for liberation and a better life. She traveled all...

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A week of solidarity prints

A week of solidarity prints

This week was super busy, I printed three editions and still had time to run around getting supplies and table at an event to sell some prints. The week started with printing Melanie's Iran solidarity poster, this is one of two pieces in which we both used the same...

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Haiti Will Rise Again

Haiti Will Rise Again

We are very happy to announce the release of the first print Dignidad Rebelde publishes, "Haiti Will Rise Again" designed by EastSide Arts Alliance. This image was created by ESAA to share with the community and featured on their website for people to download and...

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Studio Time

Studio Time

This week has been great, I was able to spend most of the week in the studio working on a couple prints, one of Melanie's designs and one of my prints. It is a lot of fun having all this time to make art, it makes me feel very fulfilled as an artist and increasingly I...

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Racial Justice Poster Contest

Racial Justice Poster Contest

The Akonadi Foundation’s mission is to support the development of powerful social change movements to eliminate structural racism and create a racially just society. Akonadi believes that racial justice movement building means communities of color lead efforts to...

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A Night of Queer Women of Color Performance

A Night of Queer Women of Color Performance

Mark your calendars and come support La RED Xicana Indigena's organizing! Saturday, January 30, 2010 -8 pm (doors open at 7:30pm) LA RED XICANA INDÍGENA presents A NIGHT OF QUEER WOMEN OF COLOR PERFORMANCE Poesía • Teatro • Comedy • Music • Artesanía De Oaxaca •...

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Girl in a Coma

Girl in a Coma

It's been years since I found a band that I had to listen to over and over...it's the radest feeling to listen to them for the first time and think..."damn that's cool!" Girl in a Coma is one of those bands. I love them, they rock...and it was cool to see that Shizu...

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Justice for Oscar Grant

by Jesus Barraza & Melanie Cervantes A year ago, early New Year's Day in the Fruitvale District of Oakland, BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police murdered unarmed, 22-year old, Oscar Grant III by pushing him face down to the ground and shooting him in the back....

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Justice for Oscar Grant

Justice for Oscar Grant

by Jesus Barraza & Melanie Cervantes Published on Oakland Local A year ago, early New Year's Day in the Fruitvale District of Oakland, BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police murdered unarmed, 22-year old, Oscar Grant III by pushing him face down to the ground and...

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Los Viajes Book

Los Viajes Book

2009 has been an incredible year of growth for me. My growth would not be possible without the communities that I am a part of helping to nurture me. Recently I was asked to have my work included in POOR magazine's newest book Los Viajes.  The book is filled with...

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Tumis Winter 2009 Portfolio

Tumis Winter 2009 Portfolio

I just finished printing the annual Tumis winter portfolio, this is the 5th year that we have produced the set to give as a holiday gift to some of the clients we have worked throughout the year. This year we decided to make the prints in response to current social...

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Viva Ruben Salazar!

Viva Ruben Salazar!

This is a small format (10"x13") print of Ruben Salazar i just finished printing, one of many pieces that will be printed this winter break.  

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Dignidad Rebelde Holiday Art Sales

Dignidad Rebelde Holiday Art Sales

DECEMBER 11th 2009-DIGNIDAD REBELDE HOLIDAY ART SALES We will be tabling at two amazing community events in Oakland this December. We believe in self determination and hope you do to. Come out to support local artists of color! EastSide's Annual Holiday Art Sale &...

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Alcatraz 40th Anniversary Print

Alcatraz 40th Anniversary Print

I created this print to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz by Indians of all Tribes and share them with the community. I designed and printed a poster last year to give away at the sunrise ceremony at Alcatraz. It was a lot of fun giving away...

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Panther Power and 2Pac

Panther Power and 2Pac

My last year in college at UC Berkeley I lived with five roommates in a three bedroom apartment. Just about every day and every night I could be sure to come home to hear bass thumping, music vibrating the whole house: “Cops give a damn about a negro… give 'em guns...

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