Portfolio Type: Illustration

  • Xochipilli


    This piece is inspired by the ‘Xochipilli’ card of the Jade Oracle deck. Xochipilli is the god of flowers, dancing, feasting, painting, and game playing in Aztec mythology Text from their booklet: The statue of Xochipilli is covered with flowers from psychotropic plants. Associated with the “niños santos” hallucinogenic mushrooms, he is said to be…

  • Active Bringing Together

    Active Bringing Together

    This was a piece made with gouache on mixed media paper, and thread It is a commentary on how racial capitalism thrives on separating us from our selves, each other, the collective and the earth, and thus the active bringing together it requires, our responsibility to ourselves and one another

  • Samir Vive

    Samir Vive

    This is a piece in memory of/honoring Samir Flores Soberanes, who was a Nahua human rights defender from the community of Amilcingo, and former member of “The People’s Front in Defence of the Land and Water for the states of Morelos, Puebla and Tlaxcala”. He was murdered by the mexican government for speaking out/standing up…

  • Past Inktober Pieces – honoring QTBIPOC

    Past Inktober Pieces – honoring QTBIPOC

    These are inktober challenges i completed in 2017 & 2019, where i focused on portraits uplifting real life LGBTQ+ BIPOC Series based on a photography project “To Survive on this Shore” featuring & honoring older transgender people, when the lifespan of trans people, especially Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, continues to be fairly short.…

  • Mijente commission

    Mijente commission

    These pieces were part of a two-part commission between 2016-2017 for Mijente– a Latinx-led progressive political organization