Artworks

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’. *SOLD* in the Cannon Beach Exhibit
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta tia
  • Tiá
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, embroidery, sewing, beadwork
  • Medium: salvaged, upholstery, woven, found-objects, trim
  • Year: 2019
  • Tags: calavera
  • Statement: A migrant calavera. Tiá reminds me of my 'aunt' who smoked and had blond hair, served drinks at night, and slept during the day. She was funny and danced a lot to cumbias.
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta prima
  • Prima
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: buttons, canvas, fabric, found-objects, salvaged, woven
  • Year: 2019
  • Statement: When we were 17, and just learned to drive, we secretly went to Mexico for the weekend.
orquidia-violeta madrina-2
  • Madrina
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: buttons, fabric, canvas, found-objects, thread, salvaged, woven
  • Year: 2019
  • Statement: She, Madrina, likes big flowers and named me Orquidia (Orchid) *SOLD* the piece is part of the Social Landscape of Portland soon to be on display in the remodeled iconic postmodern Portland Building
orquidia-violeta lucky-dragon-flag
  • Lucky Dragon Flag
  • Series: Fire on the Water
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Artform: flat
  • Medium: buttons, canvas, fabric, upholstery, trim, thread, salvaged
  • Year: 2018
  • Statement: "Lucky Dragon Flag" is still available