Jesus “Txutxo” Perez
Born and raised in Mexico City Txutxo has been living and working in San Francisco for the last 18 years. He got his Degree in Arts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. His work has been featured in Belgium, France, Austria, Spain, Canada, and the US. Selected shows include the Shooting Gallery, 111 Minna, MCCLA, Galeria de la Raza, Legion of Honor SOMARTS in SF, Coagula Projects, Self Help Graphics in LA, Big Cat in NY, PITT Gallery, Vancouver and Afrikan-Asiatischen Gallery in Vienna.
His art is in several collections including The Carlos Santana and The Milagro Foundation. Txutxo has been an Artist in Residency with the De Young Museum in SF and the AS20 Project in Providence, Rhode Island. He has been part of two main public mural projects in the Mission District, Balmy and Clarion Alleys. In addition Txutxo has been deeply involved in community work since the late 1990s as part of the California Arts Council, teaching mural classes to Latino and Asian youth in East Oakland, and working as a full-time studio assistant at the Community Arts Program at Hospitality House in the Tenderloin.
Txutxo’s art has been featured in “Mission Muralismo” and “Puro Muerto” as well as magazines such as Juxtapoz and Nosh.