Gabriel Martinez is an artist currently studying Multimedia Arts at Berkeley City College. He is a maker of digital and screen prints based upon techniques of drawing and photography.
Martinez’s creative process is the amalgamation of genres, ideas and styles. For example, his Vanitas 2011 Series is based on surrealism, sculpture and goth aesthetics.
The works of Gabriel Martinez has the following moda operandi, combine aspects of art history, political cartooning and lowbrow culture. Grind them together and enjoy.
Vanitas: From the Latin meaning “vanity” or ‘emptiness’, this is a still-life painting in with a collection of objects symbolizes man’s mortality and the transience of all earthly pleasures and achievements.