De vuelta: Works by Chicago Imagist Errol Ortiz


Location: National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th street Chicago, IL 60608


Current Exhibition through March 20, 2016 in the Rubin & Paula Torres Gallery

Errol Ortiz (b. 1941) is a Chicago native and former student at the School of the Art Institute in the early 1960s. Participating with theChicago Imagists group, Ortiz continues to be an integral member in this city’s art scene.

His iconic puzzle-like paintings are influenced by mass media and popular culture. Representing over five decades of his artistic career, this is Errol Ortiz’s first solo museum exhibition.




Curated by Raquel Aguiñaga-Martinez & Ricardo X. Serment

Funded by:

Chicago Park District. Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

Travel provided by Southwest Air 

Image: Errol Ortiz, Idling with My Idle Idol De marcha en vacío con mi ídolo moroso, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 29” x 32”, photo: Michael Tropea