An Interview With Victoria Aragon

Victoria Aragon is a second-generation Mexican-American artist. She was born and raised in California, where she lived until she was ten years old. She then moved to Texas and lived there for another ten years. She graduated from Laguna College of Art + Design, where she got her bachelor’s degree in Animation. She mostly draws…

Meet The Artist: Matias Bergara

Matias Bergara was born in 1984 in Montevideo, Uruguay where he currently lives. Bergara comes from a mixed background of European immigration mixed with native and African American traditions. Bergara states, “…[drawing] is the very center of my public existence, in the sense that outside the drawing, there’s not much to say about me that’s…

Meet The Artist: Amanda Julina Gonzalez

Amanda Julina Gonzalez is an animator, comic artist, and voice over artist from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is currently based in California, having recently graduated from college. Gonzalez’s artistic background ties dance and music into her artistic career, “I was lucky enough to grow up studying dance and music – it’s a big part of…

Meet The Artist: Marcela Bolivar

Marcela Bolivar was born and raised in Brazil. She was also raised in Colombia, where her family is from. Bolivar is now based in Germany, where she earned her Master’s in Photography. Bolivar’s art background mainly comes from photography and painting, although she did study graphic design, but ended up straying from that path in…

Meet The Artist: Lorena Lozano

Lorena Lozano is from Monterrey, Mexico. She has a Bachelor’s in Animation and Digital Art from Tec de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, and a Bachelor’s in Illustration from Ringling College. Lozano first started drawing in her early childhood and began figure drawing in her early 20s, “I’ve been taking figure drawing classes for over 10 years…

The Carnival in Dominican Republic

Colors, dancing, and whips – this is how the Dominican Republic celebrates their Carnival. Carnival is celebrated in many countries, each with their own history and rituals. The Dominican Carnival is celebrated in the month of February, where festivities continue for the entirety of the month, closing off with the Dominican Independence Day on February…

The Brief History of Dominican Republic

Hispaniola is a land mass that is shared by Dominican Republic and Haiti. The land was first inhabited by the Carib and the Taino (Dominican Republic, britannica.com). In 1492, Christopher Columbus settled in Hispaniola and took over the land. In a deal with Spain and France, the Haitian side was given to France and the…

ArtistaX – An Introduction

The magnificent colors, the expression, the visual stories. This is why we enjoy the arts. Some use it to escape their reality, such as in books and animations, while others use it to as an outward expression of their world – to show others the reality we live in. This website is intended to showcase…