Artworks

orquidia-violeta dream-vest front-and-back orquidia-violeta dream-vest back
  • Sueño (Dream)
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume, functional
  • appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing
  • buttons, canvas, beads, salvaged, trim, woven, felt, upholstery
  • 2020
  • dream, vest, flowers
  • 20 × 21 inches
  • I go to sleep and dream of a much better world with flowers growing out of my head.
  • unavailable
  • Orquidia Violeta
orquidiavioleta-huego-fire-front orquidiavioleta-huego-fire-back
  • Huego (Fire)
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume, functional
  • vest
  • beads, buttons, canvas, fabric, found-objects, salvaged, shells, trim, upholstery
  • 2020
  • 22 × 29 inches
  • Outside there is fire, inside there is water
  • unavailable
  • Orquidia Violeta
orquidiavioleta-nativosamericanos-nativeamericans-front orquidiavioleta-nativosamericanos-nativeamericans-back
  • Nativos Americanos (Native Americans)
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume, functional
  • appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing, weaving
  • canvas, fabric, feathers, beads, found-objects, salvaged, woven, upholstery
  • 2020
  • 20 × 22 inches
  • One of my Chaleco Protectors. Each Protective Vest is a unique refuge depicting mythical heroines and others finding balance in the midst of pollution, conflict, disorder and darkness. The Nativos Americanos vest celebrates the resilience of indiginous people.
  • unavailable
  • Orquidia Violeta
orquidia-violeta chaleco-reina front-and-back orquidiavioleta-reina-queen-back
  • Reina (Queen)
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume
  • embroidery, sewing
  • fabric, trim, upholstery, canvas, salvaged, thread, woven
  • 2020
  • 20 × 24 inches
  • I am protected by my Mother. That is her first name. That is why I did "protective chalecos' in order to be safe.
  • unavailable
  • Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
orquidiavioleta-rubio-blond-front orquidiavioleta-rubio-blond-back
  • Rubio (Blonde)
  • Chaleco Protector
  • clothing, costume
  • embroidery, sewing, beadwork
  • buttons, fabric, salvaged, thread, trim, upholstery
  • 2020
  • 20 × 22 inches
  • I take refuge in the memories of the innocence of my childhood
  • unavailable
  • Orquidia Violeta