Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

8 artworks


  • Digital Colibri Red Gold Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Digital Colibri Red Gold Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Digital Colibri- Red/Gold Limited Edition Hand Pulled 3-Color Serigraph Print on Fine Art Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 175 Artwork Size10x8 Signed limited edition serigraph titled Dignity Colibri, by well-listed American social activist and artist Ernesto Yerena Montejano. The image depicts a stylized red, orange and gold graphic hummingbird raising its beak to a tiny rose against a white and gold backdrop. Print is numbered 38 in an edition of 175 and signed by the artist in pencil to the lower margin. The print is mounted behind gold-tone and white double-mat, under glass in a beveled composite black frame. Yerena’s work is fueled by his cross-national background, having been brought up in the small farm town of El Centro, California, which borders both America and Mexico. He uses his work to bring political concerns to light, creating images of cultural and political icons as well as everyday people. Yerena is the founder and curator of the Alto Arizona Art campaign (2010) as well as a founding member of the We Are Human campaign (2009). He has collaborated with many artists, including Shepard Fairey.

    $364.00

  • Decolonize Red Gold Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Decolonize Red Gold Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Decolonize- Red/Gold Limited Edition Hand Pulled 3-Color Serigraph Print on Fine Art Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2013 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 175 Size 8x10

    $364.00

  • Ganas Dignity Love Red Gold Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Ganas Dignity Love Red Gold Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ganas Dignity & Love- Red/Gold Limited Edition Hand Pulled 3-Color Serigraph Print on Fine Art Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2013 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 175 Artwork 8x10

    $364.00

  • Sale -15% Che Green Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Che Green Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Che- Green Limited Edition Hand Pulled 3-Color Serigraph Print on 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2009 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 100 Size 31.25x22.25 Title: “Che” (GREEN) Artist: ERNESTO YERENA Medium: SERIGRAPH Colors: 3 Substrate: COVENTRY RAG 320 GSM Edge: DECKLED Paper Size: 31.25″ x 22.25” Live Art Size: 27” x 18.25”

    $850.00$723.00

  • Sale -15% Fidel Red Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Fidel Red Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Fidel- Red Limited Edition Hand Pulled Varnished 3-Color Serigraph Print on Deckled 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti street artist modern pop art. 2009 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 100 Hand Deckled & Varnished Artwork Size 31.25x22.25 "Fidel" (Red) stands as a testament to the profound talent and artistic prowess of Ernesto Yerena, a notable figure in the world of modern pop art, street art, and graffiti art. This piece, which was masterfully crafted in 2009, is a limited edition serigraph print, meaning that every stroke and nuance of color has been manually pressed onto 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper. This choice of substrate is significant as Coventry Rag is revered for its luxurious feel and superior durability, ensuring that the vibrancy of Yerena's creation remains intact over time. The "Fidel" (Green) print is an explosion of three distinct colors, combined in a way that showcases Yerena's unique ability to convey depth and emotion through minimalistic color palettes. This serigraph also boasts of hand-deckled edges, an intricate touch that adds an element of raw authenticity to the piece. The paper's dimensions stretch to an impressive 31.25" x 22.25", while the live art itself graces a space of 27" x 18.25", providing ample room for the artist's vision to unfold. Each piece is individually signed and numbered by Yerena, marking its exclusivity as only 100 of these prints exist. What further elevates the significance of "Fidel" (Green) is the expertise that went behind its production. The print was brought to life by Modern Multiples in 2009, a reputable print studio known for its high-quality work. Guided by the watchful eyes of Richard Duardo, a renowned artist and master printer, the process ensured that Yerena's vision was faithfully translated onto paper. This meticulous oversight and collaboration signify the blend of passion, precision, and artistic vision that modern pop and street art represents. Through "Fidel" (Red), Ernesto Yerena has undoubtedly etched an indelible mark in the annals of contemporary art.

    $731.00$621.00

  • Ganas Soldier Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Ganas Soldier Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ganas Soldier Limited Edition Hand Pulled 5-Color Serigraph Print on Fine Art Paper by Ernesto Yerena Montejano Mexican American street artist modern pop art. 2010 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 87 Artwork 20x26 Ernesto Yerena Ganas Soldier, 2010 Serigraph, Ed, of 78 26”x20”. 5 Colors/ 6 solid runs / 1 blend run. "GANAS SOLDIER: DEFENDING DIGNITY". It was hand-printed at the legendary Chicano print house by Self Help Graphics Master Printer Jose.

    $406.00

  • Miguel Cotto Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Miguel Cotto Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Miguel Cotto Limited Edition Hand Pulled 6-Color Serigraph Print on Fine Art Paper by Artist Ernesto Yerena Montejano (Hecho Con Ganas) Urban Modern Artwork. 2021 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 400 Size 18x24 Miguel Cotto x Ernesto Yerena Montejano This striking 6-color serigraph print, showcasing the formidable figure of Miguel Cotto, is a work by the dynamic artist Ernesto Yerena Montejano under his Hecho Con Ganas brand. The 2021 signed and numbered limited edition of 400 pieces, each sized at 18x24 inches, captures the essence of Cotto's athletic prowess and fighting spirit. The collaboration between Miguel Cotto and Ernesto Yerena Montejano brings forth an artwork steeped in urban modernity. It resonates deeply with the aesthetics of pop art, street art, and graffiti. Ernesto Yerena Montejano's signature style, which often melds the bold, graphic sensibilities of pop art with the subversive edge of street art, is evident in this piece. The representation of Cotto is not just as a sports icon but as a cultural symbol, reflecting the strength and resilience of a community. Each print, meticulously crafted, exudes the energy and passion that Cotto himself embodies. The vibrant colors and intricate details, from the tattoos that adorn Cotto's body to the background imbued with cultural references, create a visual narrative that extends beyond the confines of the canvas. This artwork does more than just depict a sports figure; it tells a story of heritage, pride, and unwavering determination. Including text within the artwork adds a layer of personal touch, signifying the intimate relationship between the subject and the artist, and between the artwork and its audience. Montejano’s choice to produce these pieces through traditional hand-pulled serigraphy adds to their exclusivity and allure, bridging the gap between artisanal craft and contemporary art. The collaboration of Miguel Cotto and Ernesto Yerena Montejano in this limited edition series is a cultural statement, merging the realms of athletics, art, and identity. Through this print, Montejano not only showcases his artistic talent but also pays homage to the fighting spirit that both he and Cotto share, a spirit deeply rooted in their collective experiences and individual endeavors.

    $364.00

  • Sale -15% Fidel Green Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Fidel Green Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Fidel- Green Limited Edition Hand Pulled Varnished 3-Color Serigraph Print on Deckled 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti street artist modern pop art. 2010 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Hand Deckled & Varnished Artwork Size 31.25x22.25 "Fidel" (Green) stands as a testament to the profound talent and artistic prowess of Ernesto Yerena, a notable figure in the world of modern pop art, street art, and graffiti art. This piece, which was masterfully crafted in 2010, is a limited edition serigraph print, meaning that every stroke and nuance of color has been manually pressed onto 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper. This choice of substrate is significant as Coventry Rag is revered for its luxurious feel and superior durability, ensuring that the vibrancy of Yerena's creation remains intact over time. The "Fidel" (Green) print is an explosion of three distinct colors, combined in a way that showcases Yerena's unique ability to convey depth and emotion through minimalistic color palettes. This serigraph also boasts of hand-deckled edges, an intricate touch that adds an element of raw authenticity to the piece. The paper's dimensions stretch to an impressive 31.25" x 22.25", while the live art itself graces a space of 27" x 18.25", providing ample room for the artist's vision to unfold. Each piece is individually signed and numbered by Yerena, marking its exclusivity as only 50 of these prints exist. What further elevates the significance of "Fidel" (Green) is the expertise that went behind its production. The print was brought to life by Modern Multiples in 2010, a reputable print studio known for its high-quality work. Guided by the watchful eyes of Richard Duardo, a renowned artist and master printer, the process ensured that Yerena's vision was faithfully translated onto paper. This meticulous oversight and collaboration signify the blend of passion, precision, and artistic vision that modern pop and street art represents. Through "Fidel" (Green), Ernesto Yerena has undoubtedly etched an indelible mark in the annals of contemporary art.

    $946.00$804.00

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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