2020
aquí estamos / here we are
aquí estamos / here we are is an online exhibition, an act of collective solidarity, regeneration and celebration between queer artists based in the Bay Area and in Puerto Rico • aquí estamos / here we are es una exposición virtual, un acto de solidaridad, regeneración y celebración colectiva entre artistas cuir establecides en el Bay Area y en Puerto Rico
2020
This Is Weird Without You
The project intends to have a poetic energy in public space that recognizes the fact that we are all interconnected and we need each other’s support during Covid-19 global pandemic more than ever. #thisisweirdwithoutyou Made in collaboration by: Juan Carlos Rodriguez rivera, Marcela Pardo Ariza & Felipe Garcia JR.
2020
We Need...
This project evolved from This is weird without you, a series of posters, made in dialogue with latinx, women and queer owned local businesses in the Mission, that were printed at home and wheatpasted in their boarded up storefronts at the beginning of shelter-in-place. The project intended to have a poetic energy in public space recognizing the fact that we are all interconnected and we need each other’s support now more than ever. The iteration for this project was made with Marcela Pardo Ariza.
2019
We Stay Here Pintando Juntxs
We Stay Here Pintando Juntxs was an initiative to co-design five original murals at Mission High School (MHS) between Bay Area PoC and newcomer students at the school.
Illustration, Painting, Fine Arts
2019
xPatterns
xPatterns is a digital space and a printed publication that centers marginalized and racialized folks in the graphic design field. The installation invites viewers to interact with the publication, collectively respond to questions about joy, view highlighted designer profiles from the Bay Area and nominate designers to be part of the digital space and future publications. The printed publication includes conversations, design projects, and resources from and for marginalized and racialized designers.
Print Design, Graphic Design, Web Design
2019
Queer Identities Flag
In this workshop, the students at San Jose State University discussed the ways in which colonization has impacted the formation of LGBTQIA+ identities. We brainstormed ways to decolonize our language, actions, bodies, and minds, and then created a cyanotype* mural/flag to share our ideas and reclaim our many intersecting identities. *Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that uses sunlight/UV light to expose cyan-blue designs. Shadows from objects placed on top of the cyanotype will leave marks on the fabric.
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Print Design
2019
ARCH
Poster published in conjunction with The Tallest Part of the Arch, group exhibition curated by SoEx Curatorial Council Member Marcela Pardo Ariza Featuring work by Susana Eslava, Jamil Hellu, Humanizando la Deportación (Humanizing Deportation), Javier Ocampo, Maria Paz, Purin Phanichphant and Cristina Victor with texts by Ángel Rafael Vázquez-Concepción, Juliana Delgado Lopera, Jackie Valle and Jovanna Venegas.
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Branding
2018
Pathways to Equity - Branding
Branding for Pathways to Equity a design leadership experience for social equity.
Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
2018
Puñeta Altar
Puñeta, roughly translates to “jerking off” but to boricuas it means a lot more than that. This altar pays homage, while creating a conversation between modernism and 99¢ aesthetics, to my relationship with the word: Puñeta. A word that is considered vulgar in some countries. A word that has been censored in the United States media. Puñeta has become a symbol for boricuas’ resistance and celebration. 
Graphic Design, Art Direction
2017
Juan Gabriel - Virtual Altar
Created for Remezcla Dia de los Muertos Virtual Altars 2016: "Today, as Día de Muertos celebrations conclude, we tapped five artists to create virtual altars in honor of Juan Gabriel, the Mexican music icon who passed just two months ago."
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Web Design
2015
TRUEQUE
A bilingual newspaper that collects and re-tells stories about the clash of cultural identities in the United States, especially those between Latin American immigrants & the dominant culture. Un periódico bilingüe que colecciona y cuenta historias acerca del choque de identidades culturales en los Estados Unidos, especialmente entre los inmigrantes latinoamericanos y la cultura dominante.
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Print Design
2015
like a prayer...
By extracting the essentials from a collection of Catholic imagery, relatable to Hispanic Americans, and combining it with icons associated with the United States pop-culture a new form will emerge. By exploring these combinations in a satirical manner, new questions will also arise. One of the project’s main goals is to incite judgment by criticizing the concept of labeling artifacts and imagery as kitsch. Project designed as part of my MFA at Pratt Institute
Graphic Design, Interaction Design, UI/UX
2017
Amalgamated Bank - Update
Art direction for Amalgamated Bank's brand identity update. Original logo and branding designed by Pentagram.
Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design
2015
#myculturalname
#myculturalname aims at criticizing social labeling by creating satire around cultural naming practices. Based on the concept of a portmanteau, a word or morpheme whose form and meaning are derived from a blending of two or more distinct forms, #myculturalname configures an unique individual’s cultural identity label through the use of logarithms. By receiving data given by the user, it combines morphemes in order to create a new name or label. Project designed during my MFA at Pratt Institute.
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Interaction Design
2015
Aromatizantes
“Aromatizantes” is an exploration of the language of rear-view mirror hangers from a pedestrian’s point of view. Project designed as part of my MFA at Pratt Institute.
Art Direction, Graphic Design
2013
Colonialist Orientation
This series is based on a personal journey; the discovery of who I am.
Art Direction, Digital Art, Graphic Design
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