Perry Vásquez is an established visual artist, musician and educator. His Keep on Crossin’ project – created in collaboration with Victor Payan – has been shown at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, UC Riverside's Sweeney Art Gallery, and as part of Art San Diego’s Open Walls Project. In 2010 Vásquez established the Border Corps, a collective of Southern California-based performers, artists and musicians who experiment with new forms of performance art, interactive theater, art history, poetry, literature and video. In 2017, Vásquez released his Dante-inspired concept album, The Gates of Heck. Recent exhibitions include “California Connections: Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego,” Installed in the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA; and “Intergalactic Dreaming”, San Diego Lindbergh Field Airport. He teaches drawing and painting at Southwestern College and currently serves as the director for the Southwestern College Art Gallery.