Artworks

orquidia-violeta iris
  • Iris
  • flat
  • appliqué, beadwork, dyeing, embroidery, sewing
  • beads, canvas, fabric, feathers, found-objects, lace, salvaged, thread, yarn
  • 2023
  • 10 × 6 inches
  • Iris means: The meaning behind the name Iris is similar to that tied to the flower. Iris translates to “rainbow.” The name also means strength, brightness, and hope
  • available, contact for price and purchasing
  • Orquidia Violeta
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  • Isla Tortuga (Turtle Island)
  • flat
  • appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing, weaving
  • beads, feathers, fabric, canvas, found-objects, salvaged, woven
  • 2023
  • 30 × 30 inches
  • This textile artwork features a unique blend of elements. The central feature is a circular weaving on the shell, symbolizing unity and continuity. A small turtle motif is intricately incorporated, representing care and preservation. Intricate woven grids on the foreleg showcase interconnectedness in Portland, Oregon, while the hind leg displays an embroidered circle of life, illustrating the cyclical nature of existence. This piece harmoniously combines nature, interconnectedness, and the essence of life into a captivating creation.
  • available, contact for price and purchasing
  • Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 2: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta daisy
  • Margarita-Daisy
  • flat
  • appliqué, embroidery, sewing
  • canvas, fabric, feathers, found-objects, salvaged, trim
  • 2023
  • 10 × 6 inches
  • "The meaning of a daisy flower can be purity, innocence, new beginnings, joy and cheerfulness".
  • available, contact for price and purchasing
  • Orquidia Violeta
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  • Orquidia
  • Chaleco Protector
  • costume, clothing, functional
  • vest
  • sewing, appliqué
  • beads, buttons, found-objects, upholstery
  • 2023
  • I birthed Orquidia, a Chaleco Protector. Crafted for my Birth-Day, it stands as a refuge, a unique tapestry embodying balance amidst pollution, conflict, disorder, and darkness. Like an orchid, it blooms annually, symbolizing the passage of years with delicate resilience.
  • Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
  • Photo 2: Aaron Kuehn
orquidia-violeta partida-leaving
  • Partida (Leaving)
  • Tianguis
  • flat
  • beadwork, dyeing, embroidery, sewing, weaving
  • fabric, canvas, feathers, found-objects, salvaged, thread, upholstery
  • 2023
  • 16 × 18 inches
  • Threads weave stories, feathers whisper history, reflecting culture's colorful journey
  • available, contact for price and purchasing
  • Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn