Artworks

orquidia-violeta mama-y-bebe
  • Mamá y Bebé
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: trim, beads, shells, salvaged, found-objects, upholstery, woven
  • Year: 2019
  • Tags: calavera, dia de los muertos, Mami y Bebe, textile artwork
  • Dimensions: 20 × 16 inches
  • Statement: A migrant calavera. There are rose petals and shells hidden in the piece that remind me of my own mother.
  • Availability: available
  • Price: US$350
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta abuelita
  • Abuelita
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: found-objects, salvaged, trim, woven
  • Year: 2019
  • Tags: calavera
  • Dimensions: 16 × 17 inches
  • Statement: A migrant calavera. My Grandma died in 2013. She got me into café con pan (coffee and bread), and liked peacocks.
  • Availability: available
  • Price: US$350
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta tia
  • Tiá
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, embroidery, sewing, beadwork
  • Medium: salvaged, upholstery, woven, found-objects, trim
  • Year: 2019
  • Tags: calavera
  • Dimensions: 16 × 16 inches
  • 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.
  • Availability: available
  • Price: US$350
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta prima
  • Prima
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: buttons, canvas, fabric, found-objects, salvaged, woven
  • Year: 2019
  • Dimensions: 16 × 20 inches
  • Statement: When we were 17, and just learned to drive, we secretly went to Mexico for the weekend.
  • Availability: available
  • Price: US$400
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
orquidia-violeta lucky-dragon-flag
  • Lucky Dragon Flag
  • Series: Fire on the Water
  • Artform: flat
  • Medium: buttons, canvas, fabric, upholstery, trim, thread, salvaged
  • Year: 2018
  • Dimensions: 12 × 12 inches
  • Statement: I did this for the "Dragon Races" in Portland, OR.
  • Availability: available
  • Price: US$200
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta