Artist Statement

    Through the course of time, human migration has changed the ways traditions are practiced. Cultures continuously grow as they shift and transform to become more diverse. Combining with different cultures as they integrate through the emergence of new generations. My work focuses on how Mexican-American traditions are viewed by exploring my cultural identity. Memorializing the shift in new and old traditions, seeking to create a sense of belonging; by opening up a narrative for others who may feel disconnected from their cultures.


Gisela Ramirez was born and raised in Escondido, CA. In 2020 she graduated from California State University Chico with a BFA in Printmaking and a BA in Art Education. She currently resides in Chico.