Dave Ortiz is a New York artist of Puerto Rican descent. Ortiz works primarily in painting, silk screen printing and drawings. He is considered one to look out for among the new generation of American Hispanic artists who found his voice first in street art.

His work focuses on heritage and cultural assimilation topics and he can be described as a colorist. His art has been shown in solo and group exhibitions in the domestic US and internationally. His work is in many private collections.

Dave Ortiz is represented by Studio 55.



2017 “Santos Series” | PONY on the Bowery at Studio 55, NYC

2016    "GOYA Float" | Puerto Rican Day Parade and 11 other national parades

2016    “Mixed Work Showcase” | PONY on the Bowery, NYC

2015    "The Goya Series" | PONY on the Bowery, NYC

2015     "Law Journals III" | Our|Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2015     "Law Journals" | Joseph Gross Gallery, New York, NY

2013     "20 Year Retrospective 1993-2013" | Joseph Gross Gallery - ArtNow, New York, NY

2000     "I live here BROOKLYN" | McCaig Wells Gallery, Brooklyn, NY



2019 “9999” At the Fireplace Project | East Hampton, NY

2019 “The American Flag: Inspired” | American Giant, San Francisco, CA

2018 “The American Flag: Inspired” | American Giant, San Francisco, CA

2017     Robert Wilson’s “Watermill Summer Benefit and Auction” | Watermill, NY

2017     Naomi Campbell's "Fashion for Relief Cannes" | Cannes, France

2016     "In Good Taste" | Castle Fitzjohn Gallery, LES, NY

2016     Robert Wilson’s “Watermill Summer Benefit and Auction” | Watermill, NY

2015     “Sublime” | Harlem, NYC

2015     "Trophy Art" | Azart Gallery, New York, NY

2015     Robert Wilson’s “Watermill Summer Benefit and Auction” | Watermill, NY

2015     "Select Art Fair" | Chelsea, New York, NY

2015     "Color Blocks" | Gowanus Lab, Brooklyn, NY

2015     "Influenced by Keith Haring - Law Journals II"  | 2222 Jefferson, Saint Louis, MO

2014     "War Of Art"  | Safari Gallery, West Broadway, New York, NY

2014     "Stir Crazy"  | Sensei Gallery, Grand Street, New York, NY

2014     "Piece"  | 116 Gallery, Suffolk Street, New York, NY

2013     "The Future is Now"  | Highline Loft, New York, NY

2013     "Rise Above"  | Art Auction to benefit the Harold Hunter Foundation, ArtNow, New York, NY

2012     "Bring Back The Boardwalk"  | Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser and Art Auction, Trais Gallery, New York, NY



2017 ARTs East NY Town Hall Series | Brooklyn, New York

2015     Spring | Gowanus Print Lab - Artist in Residency | Brooklyn, New York

Painting, printmaking, mixed media




2014    Partner of Our Vodka | Our New York Chapter

2013    Co-Founder of Another Whip

2012    Co-Founder of Dave’s Wearhouse - collaborations with Nike, Go Pro, House of Marley, Sol Republic, DC shoes, etc.

2003    Founder of Dave’s Quality Meats, collabs with Nike, Adidas, Converse, Vans, etc.

1994    Zoo York, Employee No.1 and Mr. Everything