Javier identifies himself as a Chicano illustrator. His strong emotional attachment to his parents' motherland is the biggest influence to his work. México–and the rest of Latin America–serve as the backdrop and inspiration to most of his playful and colorful aesthetic.
Relationship to Chicago:
I attended Columbia College in Chicago and lived in Logan Square and Little Village while I was in school. I've been working with dozens of community organizations, galleries and art spaces since 2009 through today.
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Northwest suburbs, Logan Square, Little Village
Illustration, Multi-Media, Comic Book Art.Comic Book Art.