Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

4 artworks


  • Indigenous Blood Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Indigenous Blood Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    I Choose To Heal Severed Connections Sangre Indigena (Indigenous Blood) Limited Edition 4-Color Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2017 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 200 Artwork 18x24

    $364.00

  • Virgen De Las Estrellas Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Virgen De Las Estrellas Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Virgen De Las Estrellas Limited Edition 4-Color Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Ernesto Yerena Montejano Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2017 Signed 4 Color Screen Print Size: 24 x 18 inches Limited Edition of 200

    $406.00

  • Cultivate Ingenuity Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Cultivate Ingenuity Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Cultivate Ingenuity Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Latino Artist Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Limited Edition Artwork. 2017 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 200 Artwork Size 18x24 Cultivate Ingenuity is a masterful representation of the crossroads between pop art, street art, and graffiti art, curated by the immensely talented Latino artist Ernesto Yerena Montejano. Created under his brand "Hecho Con Ganas", which translates to "Made With Effort", the artwork speaks volumes of his passion for art and his dedication to showcasing cultural pride. Hand-pulled silkscreen printing is a meticulous art form that requires immense precision and an eye for detail. This process, wherein an artist pulls ink through a fine mesh screen to create a print, allows for the infusion of vibrant colors and sharp details. The decision to print on fine art paper further accentuates the rich texture and color details of the artwork, giving it an exquisitely tactile presence. It's a testament to Yerena Montejano's commitment to craftsmanship and quality. Limited edition artworks carry a charm of exclusivity, and with only 200 signed and numbered pieces in existence, Cultivate Ingenuity becomes a treasured piece for any collector or enthusiast. The artwork's size, 18x24 inches, provides ample space for the intricacies of Montejano's design to shine, making it a fitting centerpiece for any space. Ernesto Yerena Montejano's contributions to the world of art extend beyond the canvas. As a Latino artist, his pieces often become a voice for cultural expression and an exploration of identity. Cultivate Ingenuity is not just a piece of art; it's a celebration of heritage, a salute to resilience, and a bold statement in the evolving world of pop and street art.

    $364.00

  • Chicano Power AP Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Chicano Power AP Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Chicano Power- AP Artist Proof Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Latino Artist Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Limited Edition Artwork. AP Artist 2017 Signed & Marked Limited Edition Artwork Size 18x24 In the realm of contemporary art, particularly within the genres of pop art, street art, and graffiti, there emerges a vibrant tapestry of voices and visions that challenge the status quo. Among these, Ernesto Yerena Montejano, a gifted Latino artist, has notably solidified his position. His piece, "Chicano Power," is not merely an artwork, but a powerful commentary and testament to the spirit and resilience of the Chicano community. Crafted as a hand-pulled silkscreen print on fine art paper, it is emblematic of the meticulous craftsmanship that distinguishes Montejano’s oeuvre. "Chicano Power" is an AP (Artist Proof) artwork dated 2017, with a unique touch that underlines its exclusivity. Artist Proofs have always held a special place in the world of art collecting. They represent an artist's personal hand and are typically kept for their own collection or given away to friends and family. In Montejano's case, this artwork showcases his distinctive flair for blending the techniques and aesthetics of street art with the deeper narratives of the Chicano movement. Measuring at a size of 18x24, the artwork's dimensions perfectly complement its dynamic and compelling visual narrative. The "Hecho Con Ganas" imprint on the artwork further underscores Montejano's dedication and commitment – a phrase that translates to "Made With Effort" or "Made With Desire." Indeed, this Limited Edition Artwork is a culmination of Montejano’s fervor and passion, further authenticated by his signature and the marking that denotes its limited-edition status. Engaging with Montejano’s "Chicano Power" offers a deep dive into the soul of the Chicano movement. Its intricate layers and vivid imagery beckon viewers to partake in a historical and cultural journey, one that celebrates identity, resilience, and the power of artistic expression.

    $379.00

Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas> Pop Artist Graffiti

Ernesto Yerena Montejano: Artistic Voice for Social Change

Ernesto Yerena Montejano, also known by his studio name Hecho Con Ganas, is a prominent figure whose work has created significant ripples in street pop art and graffiti artwork. Born on November 17, 1981, in El Centro, California, a town that borders Mexicali, BC, MX, Montejano's cross-national upbringing has deeply influenced his art practice. His works reflect his observations and interactions between the Mexican communities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Montejano's identity as a Mexican-American artist and his commitment to social change drive his bold designs and powerful messages. His art is a fusion of cultural symbols and modern-day commentary, often highlighting the struggles and experiences of Chicano and indigenous peoples. He is recognized for his visually striking artwork and activism, which is deeply rooted in his identity and personal experiences​​​.

Activism Through Art: The Hecho Con Ganas Initiative

In 2008, Montejano embarked on an endeavor that would define much of his career: the Hecho Con Ganas publishing project. This initiative aimed to create politically and socially conscious images produced as limited edition silkscreen prints. The project is a testament to his ability to translate complex social and political messages into visual art that resonates with a diverse audience. His activism was further exemplified by his role as the founder and curator of the Alto Arizona Art campaign in 2010,. As a founding member of the, We Are Human campaign, both of which aim to promote social justice through artistic expression. The artwork produced under the Hecho Con Ganas label is characterized by its vibrant use of color and geometric shapes, a style inspired by California's psychedelic art movement and Montejano's cultural heritage. His graphic design practice is not merely about creating aesthetically pleasing images; it's about bringing attention to the issues faced by Indigenous and Brown communities, using art as a tool for advocacy, and bringing about societal change​.

The Cultural Tapestry of Montejano's Artwork

Ernesto Yerena Montejano's work is a cultural tapestry that weaves together the narratives of those who are often marginalized. By infusing his artwork with culturally significant and politically charged symbols, he offers commentary on identity, struggle, and resilience. His pieces often serve as a visual form of resistance and empowerment, capturing the essence of street pop art and graffiti as mediums for voicing dissent and rallying communities. Montejano's artistry goes beyond the canvas; it embodies the voice of the voiceless. Through Hecho Con Ganas, he challenges viewers to confront social injustices and recognize the power of community and collective action. His works are displayed on gallery walls and in the streets, where they become part of the urban landscape, accessible to all and sundry. In the world of street pop art and graffiti, Ernesto Yerena Montejano stands out as an artist who captures the zeitgeist of our times and shapes it. His dedication to blending artistic practice with social activism makes his work a powerful instrument for change, a beacon of hope and strength for communities fighting for their rights and identity. Through his art, Montejano continues to inspire and provoke, making him one of his generation's most significant street pop artists.

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