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Art in Embassies Mexico
The Mirgant Experience
January 25, 2023

Tony Ortega

Tony Ortega was born in 1958 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  He holds a Master of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  Ortega is known for his vibrant, colorful artwork.  His lifelong goal is to contribute to a better understanding of cultural diversity by addressing the culture, history, and experiences of Chicanos/Latinos through his art. He currently lives in Denver, Colorado, and is Chair and Associate Professor of Drawing and Printmaking at Regis University.

Campbell’s Crossing, 2018

Color lithograph, 30 × 39in. Courtesy of Dr. Gilberto Cárdenas Austin, Texas

Acrylic and Collage on panel box, 60 × 48in. Courtesy of the artist Denver, Colorado

Campesinos, 2014

Monotype, 22 × 30in. Courtesy of the artist Denver, Colorado