Enjoy the dynamic work of accomplished Mexican-American artist Gerardo Yepiz of Acamonchi Art Studio. His work has been displayed in galleries and on street corners around the world, and he is a member of the acclaimed Nortec Collective.

“Gerardo Yepiz launched the first Mexican Mail Art website in 1995, His downloadable stencils revolutionized how a generation of young artists, from Mexico City to Tijuana, used street installation and graffiti as a critical forum. Known as Acamonchi, a slang term for piggyback riding in northern Mexico, Yepiz adopted the strategies of street art as the starting point for his fine art while also distinguishing himself as a graphic designer working with clients on both sides of the border including the Nortec Collective, MTV, MSTRKRFT, Reebok, Vans, Osiris shoes, Adidas, Pepsi, Warner records, Tribal Gear and Obey Giant.”

by Rachel Teagle Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

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