Fall 2015 Window Works

Snake Hawk Press Pop-Up at Artpace

  • Fall 2015 Window Works
  • Exhibition Dates: Sep 10,2015 - Jan 03,2016
  • About the artist
  • Cruz Ortiz at work cropCruz Ortiz

    Cruz Ortiz uses print, performance, and video to embrace issues relating to his experience growing up in the bicultural landscape of South Texas. Replacing classical icons with symbols of contemporary pop culture such as taco trucks, canned beans, andRead more

About the exhibition

What is your approach to printmaking?
I’ve always been interested in printed matter. Especially print that exists beyond museum walls. I make a huge effort to allow print to behave on its own, presented under the romance of country/postpunk lyrics and social political commentary.

What is Snake Hawk Press?
Snake Hawk Press is a special project that brings a fresh and different approach to design. This project puts my work out for the public to devour in a manner that museums cannot. It is popular art riding on a folk art tractor plowing thru contemporary art, or at least that’s the idea—ha.