Artworks

orquidia-violeta mama-y-bebe
  • Mamá y Bebé
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: trim, beads, shells, salvaged, found-objects, upholstery, woven
  • Tags: calavera
  • Statement: A migrant calavera. There are rose petals and shells hidden in the piece that remind me of my own mother.
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta hija
  • Hija
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, embroidery, beadwork, sewing
  • Medium: found-objects, woven, salvaged, trim
  • Year: 2019
  • Tags: calavera
  • Statement: A migrant calavera. This piece represents me.
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta suegra
  • Suegra
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: found-objects, salvaged, trim, woven
  • Year: 2019
  • Tags: calavera
  • Statement: A migrant calavera. Mother in law.
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta abuelita
  • Abuelita
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: found-objects, salvaged, trim, woven
  • Year: 2019
  • Tags: calavera
  • Statement: A migrant calavera. My Grandma died in 2013. She got me into café con pan (coffee and bread), and liked peacocks.
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta hermana
  • Hermana
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, embroidery, sewing
  • Year: 2019
  • Tags: calavera
  • Statement: A migrant calavera. Hermana has ‘big hair’.
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn