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Article: Urban Aztec X Oaklandish: 'Ancient Roots'

Girl wearing orange tee with plaid shirt over, tee depicts the Ancient Roots design with skull above and tree roots below.

Urban Aztec X Oaklandish: 'Ancient Roots'

We’re so incredibly thrilled to bring you these tees featuring the art of Jesse Hernandez in our limited edition Urban Aztec X Oaklandish Ancient Roots collection

Jesse is a Bay Area visual artist known for his diverse, colorful and impactful illustrations which straddle and explore the juncture between urban graffiti and ancient indigenous culture. His art builds on cultural legacies and established visual languages to generate intricate new insights that are both striking and refreshing. He executes in an astounding variety of formats including street art murals, tattoos, video games, comics and collectible toys. 

He’s worked with some of America’s most popular brands including Marvel, Warner Bros, DC Comics, WWE, Gears of War 4, The San Jose Sharks, Oakland Athletics, X-Box, Playstation, Sideshow Collectibles, Rockstar energy drink, and Rolling Stone Magazine among others. He’s also shown art in galleries and museums around the world and painted public murals in Oakland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Amsterdam.

That’s what’s up with Jesse. Wear your Urban Aztec with pride.

Photos from our lifestyle shoot with models @_jaykristine and @bythebrokenarrow, shot by @54ghosts

Guy in front of colorful mural wearing the same orange tee as the girl in the banner image.
Closeup of guy in front of colorful mural wearing the same orange tee as the girl in the banner image.
Guy in front of colorful mural wearing the Ancient Roots skull and roots design on black tee.
Guy in front of mural wearing skull and roots design on green tee.
Bart train in background, guy wearing the Ancient Roots design on black tee.
Closeup of Urban Aztec x Oaklandish lockertag.
Overpass in background, girl wearing Ancient Roots in green.
Girl on highway overpass wearing Ancient Roots in black.
Girl wearing Ancient Roots in black with the shirt tied in center.
Same image as banner image.

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