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
orquidia-violeta dragon-and-mermaid-under-water-in-the-willamette-river
  • Dragon & Mermaid Under Water in the Willamette River
  • Fire on the Water
  • flat
  • appliqué, beadwork, dyeing, embroidery, sewing
  • beads, buttons, canvas, fabric, feathers, found-objects, lace, woven, upholstery, trim, shells
  • 2020
  • 45 × 39 inches
  • This would be my third year doing The Dragon Boat Art Show in May. The pandemic took over our lives. I did this piece to shield me from the truth. I used everything in my studio/bedroom like: buttons, feathers, bottle cap, pearls, earrings, medallion, shells, and salvaged encapsulated in mesh all items were found in the Willamette River, even the plastic unicorn.
  • sold
  • 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
orquidia-violeta-mama-y-bebe-en-casa
  • Mama y Bebe, en Casa
  • Portrait
  • flat
  • appliqué, dyeing, embroidery, weaving, sewing
  • fabric, feathers, salvaged, thread, upholstery, woven
  • 2020
  • 19 × 29 inches
  • Mama y Bebe, en Casa was sold to Regional Arts and Culture Council.
  • sold
  • 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