Image: Transition

, 8 May 2010

Mexican artist (San Diego based) Gerardo Yepiz doesn’t just mix all sorts of styles & media on his paintings, he creates authentic explosions integrating his signature street graphics -posters, stencils, and graffiti -into abstract fields of color.

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.

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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, Reebok,Vans, Adidas, Pepsi, Warner records…

Gato Encerrado