Dave Ortega

Dave Ortega has been making comics and illustrated zines steadily since 2010. He taught comics as visiting faculty at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and collaborated with the Art Lab at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston on a comics education project. He and his husband live in Somerville, Massachusetts, where Dave also works as programming coordinator at the local public access channel, Somerville Community Access Television.

Dias de Consuelo describes the immigrant experience through the eyes of Dave’s 102-year-old grandmother who grew up during the Mexican Revolution.