The Immigrant Hustle – Creative dissent from the status quo for people that give a damn.

Artist Statement

Let’s skip the ‘why’ and get to the the ‘what + how’.

I want to talk about the seemingly mundane and everyday.

The paletero pushing his little cart across a blazing sun in some Southwestern town. The gay couple browsing cake decorations for their big day. And women walking into a clinic to receive health services.

These daily acts of existence have become reluctant acts of bravery because certain people & authoritarian voices have collectively decided to fuck up their day.

Through mixed media painting, collage, & cross-mediums do I look to embody the diverse approach of art-making as the voice of these diverse people and ideas that have a common struggle: the right to exist.

I’ve always wanted to be a troublemaker, and sometimes I get away with it through angry & loud art.

p.s. All reactionaries that prioritize legality over morality, you’re simply that, fake outrage.

The Scary Agenda

  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform
  • LGBTQ+ Rights
  • Women’s Rights
  • Refugees’ Right to Asylum
  • Universal Healthcare
  • Free Palestine
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Defund the Police
  • Climate Change
  • Indigenous People’s Rights
  • Workers > the Economy

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