Jesús Barraza

Interdisciplinary Artist

Jesús Barraza is an interdisciplinary artist pursuing an MFA in Social Practice and a Masters in Visual Critical Studies. He holds a BA in Raza Studies from San Francisco State University. He is a co-founder of Dignidad Rebelde a graphic arts collaboration that produces screen prints, political posters and multimedia projects. He is also co-founder of the Taller Tupac Amaru, a member of the JustSeeds Artists Cooperative and From 2003-2010 he was a partner at Tumis design studio. Barraza has worked closely with numerous community organizations to create prints that visualize struggles for immigration rights, housing, education, and international solidarity. Printmaking allows Barraza to produce relevant images that can be put back into the hands of his community and spread throughout the world and play a role in keeping the history of graphic art activism alive.