Winner of the 2014 All Souls Procession Poster Art Contest!

I entered my painting All Souls Procession into 2014 All Souls Procession (ASP) Poster Art Contest. The piece was on display at the Arches Building on Toole Ave during the month of October. When I painted this piece in 2012, It was because I was inspired by all the different kinds of souls (living and dead) that come out every… Read more →

Youth Summer Art Camp w/Safos Dance Theater!

This summer, Safos Dance Theater hosted a Summer Art Camp for the youth in South Tucson at the House of Neighborly Services. The art camp was open to youth in South Tucson interested in learning the steps in creating a performance piece. The theme of their performance was Underage drinking Prevention. They participated in workshops that included: Lighting design, stage… Read more →

Art + Community Gardening!

This adventure began with an invitation from Katie Gannon at Tucson Clean & Beautiful how was calling upon Urban Foresters to take part in motivating the neighborhood to plant/maintain trees and a community garden! The group was made up of youth from the neighborhood and during my first day working with them I had a great time sharing a bit… Read more →

Street Art in Montevideo, Uruguay

During my time in Montevideo, Uruguay this past April 2013 we walked everywhere and I was able to see so much street art! The art all began on the drive from the airport and then we were greeted with some cool murals in the art district where we stayed. We stayed at a place called Casa Tatu and this was… Read more →

Honored by Pan Left Production for Art & Social Justice

On April 28th, 2013 Pan Left Productions honored me with their 2013 Art & Social Justice Award. I was very excited to be acknowledged with this award. There is so much going on in Arizona and much to work on changing. This award encourages me to continue with my art and work with my Tucson community for social justice. Thank… Read more →

Summer Art Camp 2012

During the Summer of 2012 I worked with the youth of the John Valenzuela Youth Center in South Tucson during their summer mini art camp. We created several mural panels to serve as public service announcements to the community.      I told the youth my story of being a graffiti artists as a youth in Los Angeles, how I was… Read more →


I remember listening and watching the news announce SB-1070 and the effects it had on the community. It made me think of the time that i worked as a tow truck driver here in Tucson. The company I worked for had a contract with Border patrol, and it was my job to pick up seized vehicles of deported immigrants. Nine… Read more →

Arizona Highway

Self Help Graphics selected me to be apart of the 2012 Jornalero Papers. The Jornalero Papers gathered the voices of 10 artists who live/lived the experience of being a day laborer in America to take part in a special printmaking atelier. I created a limited edition serigraph during the Jornalero Papers called Arizona Highway.                                                                   … Read more →

The Jornalero Papers

Self Help Graphics Atelier LIII The Jornalero (Day Laborer) Papers Self Help Graphics & Art1300 East 1st StreetBoyle Heights CA 90033 Curated by Self Help Graphics & Art’s Program Manger, Joel Garcia, The Jornalero Papers gathered the voices of 10 artists who live/lived the experience of being a day laborer in America to take part in a special printmaking atelier.… Read more →

The Art of Storytelling

With the $500 grant I was given at Eat Dinner, Fund an Artist, I purchased all the supplies needed for a series of workshops I held in August, 2011 with the boys from the Pima Prevention Program, Sin Puertas. Working with these boys at times was a little difficult because each of them had personal situations and issues. However, I… Read more →