Marty Trejo

Marty Trejo also known as Miserable Napkins, is an artist and storyteller working in the suburbs of Chicago. He creates 2-dimensional artwork through acrylic paints, pen, pencil, and printmaking. He studied both art, and exercise science at Concordia University Chicago. Working alongside many other professional artists, within many art galleries. The artwork he creates focuses on characters that are reflections of varying aspects of himself that play a role in a story that’s based off his life experiences. Currently his focuses are on the writing aspect, ambitiously preparing a four-part series that details these stories in full.

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Boom Box of life

Mixed media. 24" x 29"


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Mixed media. 11" x 14"


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Imperfection 1

Linoleum monoprint. 17" x 13"