Mira el Cielo

mira el cielo-look at the sky
  • Mira el Cielo
  • Series: Portrait
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, needlework, sewing
  • Medium: canvas, fabric, feathers, found-objects, salvaged, trim, upholstery, woven
  • Year: 2022
  • Dimensions: 36 × 40 inches
  • Statement: This work shows a woman made of mountains — Mother Earth. Her hair, a fiber-collage, shows a cascading river of the materials of human culture flowing through her landscape. There are fragments of many cultures and stories flowing together as one river. She looks up to see the Sun, her partner. It is shown as a circular weaving with embroidery and layered cloth.
  • Availability: available
  • Price: US$1500
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta