Friday, February 12, 2021

Jet Martinez I Miss You Already Print Release

PangeaSeed Foundation is pleased to announce the latest fine art print release for their educational print program, Printed Oceans. Featuring original artwork by supporting ARTivist Jet Martinez (USA | Mexico), "I Miss You Already" is a limited art print edition that contemplates the connection between the flowers we buy, and the damaging impact commercial floriculture and unregulated pesticides and fertilizers have on fragile coral reef ecosystems and the vulnerable marine species that call them home.

Artist: Jet Martinez
Title: "I Miss You Already"
Details: 18x24 inch timed edition signed and numbered by the artist available from Friday, February 12 at 12pm PST - Monday, February 15 at 11:59pm PST.

Details: 20x28 inch variant edition of 25, uniquely hand-embellished prints signed and numbered by the artist available Friday, February 12 at 12pm PST.

Pricing: Timed edition $125 and hand-embellished variant edition $250

Printed on Canson Aquarelle 310gsm paper
Printed by Static Medium (LA)

Available Friday, February 12 at 12pm PST via

Artist statement:
The core of my practice stems from my interest in locating folk art’s place in a globalized world. I seek to create a multi-cultural dialogue that explores the consistencies of visual culture throughout time, beginning with ancient artisans and extending to contemporary artists. I was convinced from an early age growing up in Cuernavaca, Mexico that communities can be sustained through art-making. Like the craftspeople who integrate life into the creation of ceramics and textiles—nothing less than a certain form of magic—I embrace the imperfections of the hand- made—the organic forms and vibrant colors that have the power to remove the individual identity of the artist in favor of a more universal expression of “folk art.”

By uniting the imagery of traditional Mexican folk art with the vernacular of urban contemporary art, I’m trafficking in the nuanced relationship between artistic tradition and global influences, in the process of finding the relationship between community and culture. The lineage of west coast mural work looms large in my practice: art functioning as a symbol of resistance, transforming overlooked spaces into something beautiful - a daily revolution in the form of creating.

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