Artworks

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  • Vestido de Calaveras
  • Award: Best Cultural Outfit, 2018 Día de Muertos, Portland Art Museum
  • Series: Día de Muertos
  • Artform: clothing, costume, sculpture
  • Type: dress
  • Method: appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, needlework, sewing
  • Medium: found-objects, salvaged, trim, upholstery, woven
  • Year: 2018
  • Tags: calavera
  • Dimensions: 45 × 50 inches
  • Statement: The calaveras signify women who died in the El Salvador civil war (1980–1992) This calavearas dress is Large.
  • Availability: available
  • Price: US$500
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: K.Kendall
  • Photo 2: Aaron Kuehn
  • Photo 3: Aaron Kuehn
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  • 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
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  • Lotus
  • Series: Fire on the Water
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, embroidery, sewing
  • Medium: canvas, fabric, thread, upholstery
  • Year: 2018
  • Dimensions: 13 × 12 inches
  • Statement: I did the textile"Lotus"- Echo Park Lotus Festival. I though that the threads were going up to the "Lotus" as well as the roots that keep us together. Kaleidoscope Kollective, LA CA
  • Availability: unavailable
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
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  • Father is Home
  • Series: Portrait
  • Artform: flat
  • Method: appliqué, beadwork, embroidery, sewing, needlework
  • Medium: beads, canvas, buttons, fabric, trim, upholstery
  • Year: 2018
  • Dimensions: 16 × 16 inches
  • Statement: Father is Home is a self portrait I did for my father who is no longer with us.
  • Availability: sold
  • Artist: Orquidia Violeta
  • Photo 1: Aaron Kuehn
  • Photo 2: Aaron Kuehn