Tony David Ortega is active/lives in Colorado, New Mexico / Mexico. Tony Ortega is known for Latino/Chicano genre, figures in society.
Biography Tony Ortega
The following, submitted October 2004, is from the artist who is a resident of Denver, Colorado.
Tony Ortega holds an MFA in drawing and painting from the University of Colorado and is currently an assistant professor for Regis University. He received the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1999 and the Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1998. Tony Ortega's lifelong project is to contribute to a better understanding of cultural diversity by addressing the culture, history and experiences of Chicanos through his art.
I create artwork about the Latino experience through individual slices of life of the community, family and many other sectors of present-day society, both urban and rural
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