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.

Biography

Gisela Ramirez was born and raised in Escondido, CA. She is working towards her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, and a Bachelor of Art in Art Education. Is currently residing in Chico, Ca.

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