Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

San Antonio artist behind ‘F*ck Greg Abbott’ T-shirts hosting a party Friday with the same theme

Posted By on Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 10:46 AM

click to enlarge Local artist Rafael Gonzales Jr. has released new merch. - SCREENSHOT / PINCHE RAF THREADLESS SHOP
  • Screenshot / Pinche Raf Threadless Shop
  • Local artist Rafael Gonzales Jr. has released new merch.

San Antonio visual artist Rafael Gonzalez Jr., who grabbed headlines last week with a blunt message to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, is leveraging that attention into a party.

No, not a new political party. Instead, he's throwing a Friday, June 25 bash featuring paletas, beer and — of course — merch bearing his "F*ck Greg Abbott" message in papel picado-style design. Pride Printing & Design Studio is hosting.

Fans of Gonzalez’s art, or just this particular sentiment, will be able to mingle and purchase shirts, lawn signs and stickers from 6-9 p.m. Given that both #AbbottHatesDogs and #AbbottFailedTexas are trending on Twitter, the artist may see plenty of takers.

Gonzalez, known online as "Pinche Raf," also will conduct a giveaway of a “Pinche Prizepack.” The bundle will include a signed, limited-edition Pandemic Lotería — another of his works that's grabbed media attention — plus a “F*ck Greg Abbott” lawn sign, sticker and shirt. Details on the giveaway are available on his Instagram page.

Pride Printing is located at 307 El Paso Street. Merchandise will sold on a first come, first served basis and cash is preferred.

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 22, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation