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A List of Famous Hispanic Artists, with photos! These are some of the most well known Mexican Americans in the United States. Currently, over 10% of the population of the United States is Hispanic. Mexican American culture is robust and full of history, with a focus on family. The people on this list vary in importance, from Mexican American heroes to simple sources of pride within America's Mexican community. These lists include as many famous hispanics as possible, that said, finding all of them would be a very difficult task. Mexican immigrants are an important part of the fabric that is the great American melting pot. They include many important, distinguished, and notable people within the USA.

Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 36 - Kat Von D, best known as Kat Von D, is a Mexican-born American tattoo artist, model, musician and television personality. She is best known for her work as a tattoo artist on the TLC reality ...more

Edgar de Evia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Dec. at 93 (1910-2003) - Edgar Domingo Evia y Joutard, known professionally as Edgar de Evia, was a Mexican-born American photographer. In a career that spanned the 1940s through the 1990s, his photography appeared in ...more

Jhonen Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 44 - Jhonen C. Vasquez is an American comic book writer, cartoonist, and music video director. He is best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated series Invader Zim and the comic book Johnny the ...more

Carlos Almaraz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Dec. at 48 (1941-1989) - Carlos Almaraz was a Mexican-American artist and an early proponent of the Chicano street arts movement.

Javier Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 52 - Javier Hernandez is an American artist, comic book creator, and radio host from Whittier, California. Perhaps best known for creating the popular series, El Muerto: The Aztec Zombie, the ...more

Gus Arriola is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Dec. at 91 (1917-2008) - Gustavo "Gus" Arriola was a Mexican-American comic strip cartoonist and animator, primarily known for the comic strip Gordo, which ran from 1941 through 1985.

Guillermo Gómez-Peña is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 64 - Guillermo Gómez-Peña is a Chicano performance artist, writer, activist, and educator. Gómez-Peña has created work in multiple media, including performance art, ...more

Manuel Neri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 88 - Manuel Neri is an American sculptor, painter, and printmaker and a notable member of the "second generation" of the Bay Area Figurative Movement.

Carlos Saldaña is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 71 - Carlos Saldaña is a Mexican comic-book creator and comedian.

Judy Baca is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Judy Baca age 72 - Judith Baca appeared in the 2011 documentary film Voces Vivas.

Richard Dominguez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 58 - Richard Dominguez is an American comic book artist and freelance storyboard illustrator. Best known for creating the popular series El Gato Negro, Dominguez publishes his comics through his ...more

Alberto Mijangos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Dec. at 82 (1925-2007) - Alberto Mijangos was a Mexican American artist and painter. Mijangos was born in Mexico City. Mijangos dropped out of school in Mexico. However, he went on to study at the San Carlos Art Academy ...more

Enrique Chagoya is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 66 - Enrique Chagoya is a Mexican-born painter and print-maker. His subject is the changing nature of culture. He was born in Mexico City in 1953. He was partly raised by an Indian nurse who helped ...more

Alfonso Arana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Dec. at 78 (1927-2005) - Alfonso Meléndez Arana was a Puerto Rican painter. Arana was born in New York City from Mexican father and Puerto Rican mother. When he was young, the family moved to San ...more

Rafael Vargas-Suarez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Rafael Vargas-Suarez age 47 - Rafael Vargas-Suarez, more commonly known as Vargas-Suarez Universal, is a contemporary artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Born in Mexico City, Vargas-Suarez was raised in the ...more

David Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 55 - David Gonzales is a Mexican-American cartoonist, apparel designer, and toy designer. He is the creator of the Homies line of toys.

Manuel Gregorio Acosta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Manuel Gregorio Acosta Dec. at 68 (1921-1989) - Manuel Acosta was a Mexican-American painter and illustrator who was born into an impoverished family in Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico, on May 9, 1921. His father, Ramón P. Acosta, had fought ...more

Peter Coffin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Peter Coffin age 47 - Peter Coffin is an artist based in New York City. His work is exhibited internationally and features in several prominent collections. Peter Coffin is currently collaborating with Al Jaffee ...more

Laura Molina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 61 - Laura Molina, born December 15, 1957, is a Mexican-American artist, musician, and actress from Los Angeles, California. Molina is perhaps best known for her Naked Dave paintings and being the ...more

Daniel Martin Diaz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
age 52 - Daniel Martin Diaz is a Mexican American artist whose work has gained him international renown. His style is a combination of Northern European Art, Spanish Colonial Art, Surrealism, and ...more

Rafael Navarro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Rafael Navarro is an independent American comic-book artist best known for creating the Xeric Award winning series, Sonambulo, which cleverly blends elements of Lucha Libre and the noir genre. ...more

Franco Mondini-Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Franco Mondini-Ruiz age 58 - Franco Mondini-Ruiz is an American artist who lives and works in New York, New York and San Antonio, Texas. He is of Mexican and Italian descent. According to art critic Roberta Smith, his work ...more

Miguel Angel Reyes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Miguel Angel Reyes age 55 - Miguel Angel Reyes is an American artist and professor of art. Reyes was born in Colima, Mexico in 1964. He immigrated with his family in 1975 to the United States and took up residing in ...more

John August Swanson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
John August Swanson age 81 - John August Swanson is an American visual artist working primarily in the medium of serigraphy, as well as oil, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, lithography, and etching. Swanson studied with ...more

Mark Vallen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hispanic Artists
Mark Vallen age 66 - Mark Vallen is an American activist with Chicano and other issues, curator, figurative realist painter, and blogger, who runs the Art for a Change web site; he founded The Black Moon web site ...more