. . . As their exhibit at Mestizo gallery this month demonstrates, both Esperanza Cortes and Michael Pribich, who share their lives but produce art independently, seek to develop versatile and durable metaphors, each of which is based on useful connections between a visual element and some large, sympathetic area of thought close enough to it that the image can come to represent the idea, much as a word in language comes to mean, not just signify, the thing it names . . .
Read Geoff Wichert’s review of Esperanza Cortes’ and Michael Pribich’s Dollar Daze at Mestizo Art in the June 2012 edition of 15 Bytes.