Luis Santacruz, "Paisaje y Flor"
Wolverine Farm Fort Collins
Jan. 19 - Feb. 1
The painting contains visuals of a familiar landscape as a representation of home and self. The landscape as well as the flower are ambiguous in its origins embodying my identity as an immigrant.
Luis Santacruz is a Mexican-American artist based in Colorado. Having recently graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors in fine arts his current work deals with his identity as an immigrant. Santacruz, being undocumented, includes photography and storytelling as part of the process as he overcomes challenges to connect with his Mexican identity. He hopes to expand people's awareness of what it means to be an undocumented immigrant in the United States.