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NVTV – Jessie Hernandez and Iris Valdez (Two Shows)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau (Host) and Craig Pasqua (Co Host) interviews Jessie Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) for the first 20 minutes and Pasqua (Host) finishes Native Voice TV‘s show with guest, Iris Valdez.

LeBeau (Host) displays one of Hernandez’s Poster Jerseys that he
DESIGNED‘ and stated ‘he was very fortunate to do this work for the Bay Area’s Hockey team – ‘SHARKS‘. Hernandez talks about all his designs he had created on ‘Vinyl Toys‘ and ‘Luchador‘ masks.

Hernandez starts with one of his vinyl figures, ‘Mictlan‘ which means ‘underworld of Aztec’ mythology. Hernandez calls his Vinyl Toys, “Collectable Art Statues‘.

Hernandez continues to talk about his private commissionedMurals‘ which he had done in Oakland (2) , San Francisco (5), Richmond (1), Mexico City (1) and Amsterdam (1).

Henandez is asked by LeBeau (Host) ‘how he started to be an Artist’? Hernandez talks about his childhood drawings but he consistently started drawing since 1998 and currently is more of a ‘FREELANCE‘ artist.

Pasqua (Host) solely interviews Valdez who is asked about what programs she locally runs for  ConXîon (Community Based Non-Profit Organization) in San Jose, California.

Valdez mentions about a new Pilot ‘RESET‘ program which stands for ‘Re Entry Success Education and Training‘. Valdez talks about what the program does for Young Adults ages between 18 – 24 years who have been through the JUSTICE system and guiding them Successfully back into the WORKFORCE.

Valdez speaks about the Partnership with the ‘Trade Orientation Program’ (TOP) which provides ‘Certifications‘ of OSHA 10.
RESET has many types of certification programs to help individuals get into the Community Workforce. These programs are free and if you want any further information please visit: www.ConXîon.org .

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows four times a week
(Monday, Wed., Friday & Sat.) at 5PM.

NVTV – Jesse Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) – ‘Urban Native & Urban Aztec’ Artist: Part 2

Jesse Hernandez

Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews Jesse Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) of the Bay Area on Native Voice TVHernandez continues to show his art work and explains how his ‘Urban Vinly Designer Toys‘ originated from China and Japan. He shows his first production toy (limited edition of 100 in the world) ‘Aztec Rain God‘.

Hernandez continues with how he keeps pushing the envelope of keeping his original hand drawing into the ‘Digital’ software world. He uses Flash a two dimensional web animation program and creates his first animation, ‘Writers Block’ which was on Adams Film.

The show goes on to talk about his first big gig of the Filipino culture of Adult Cartoons called, ‘The Nutshack‘. This is a must SEE!

His art forms of ‘Urban Native & Urban Aztec‘ keeps the spiritual connection from his Indigenous culture but allows his modern art not to conform to any medium form. Current art form is what he calls,

Urban Vinyl“.

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows five times a week
Monday at 5 PM
(Wed., Thurs. & Fri. – Various Times)

NVTV – Jesse Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) – ‘Urban Native & Urban Aztec’ Artist

Jesse Hernandez's Mural

Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews Jesse Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) of the Bay Area on Native Voice TV. Hernandez speaks about how he started his art career once he left high school and went to the ‘Art Institute of South Dakota’ and studied from a painter named ‘Robert Penn (Died Feb. 12, 1999) and Penn was influenced by the Oscar Howe (First – Contemporary Native American artist).
Hernandez continued his education and received his BSA in ‘Digital Media and Animation’ from San Francisco Art Institute. Hernandez had shown his art in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and other cities across the country.
His art forms of ‘Urban Native & Urban Aztec‘ keeps the spiritual connection from his Indigenous culture but allows his modern art not to conform to any medium form. Current art form is what he calls,

Urban Vinyl“.
Throughout the show he continues to show his various art forms.