Photograph of Artist ARMANDO LOPEZ
ARMANDO LOPEZ
Abiquiu, New Mexico - United States



Original Artworks (17)

Armando Lopez; El Torito , 2009, Original Sculpture Mixed, 12 x 22.5 inches. Artwork description: 241  wire armature, corn husk, dried Western Bind Weed stems volcanic ash clay, natuyral pigments, colorer cotton Thread, wood base ...
Armando Lopez
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2009
12 x 22.5 inches (30.5 x 57.1 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Cherub, 2009, Original Mixed Media, 12 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241  3D mixed media: wire armature, corn husks,23k gold leaf, volcanic ash clay, natural pigments, precious and semi- precious stones ...
Armando Lopez
Original Mixed Media, 2009
12 x 10 inches (30.5 x 25.4 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Flores De La Manana,    M..., 2008, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241   Women picking Calla Liies in the coolness of the dawn.ALSO AVAILABLE: Signed, Limited Edition Prints on canvas, suitable for stretching or on paper suitable for matting.Inquire for pricing and availability. ...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2008
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Inisiacion,   Initiation , 2008, Original Painting Oil, 22 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241   A Father and Son during an initiationALSO AVAILABLE: Signed, Limited Edition Prints on canvas, suitable for stretching or on paper suitable for matting.Contact artist for pricing and availability. A Father and Son during an initiationALSO AVAILABLE: Signed, Limited Edition Prints on canvas, suitable for ...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2008
22 x 28 inches (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Transformation, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241  oil on canvasa little girl and her playmate in their private worldAlso available: Signed, Limited Edition prints on canvas, suitable for stretching, or on paper suitable for matting.Contact the artist for availability and pricing. ...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
18 x 14 inches (45.7 x 35.6 cm)
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Armando Lopez; El Bebedor De Te , TheTea..., 2007, Original Painting Oil, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241  A man who really enjoys his teaoil on canvas in a  2
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Reflexiones   , Rleflections, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 14 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241  Traditional Native Mexican fishing on a lakeALSO AVAILABLE: Signed, Limited Edition Prints on canvas, suitable for stretching or on paper suitable for matting.Contact artist for pricing and availability....
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
14 x 10 inches (35.6 x 25.4 cm)
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Armando Lopez; El Domingo    , The Sunday, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241  A family on a Sunday outing at the beach ...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
16 x 8 inches (40.6 x 20.3 cm)
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Armando Lopez; San Jose    , 2007, Original Painting Oil, 7 x 5 inches. Artwork description: 241  San Jose and JesusThis is an original oil on canvas is in a 1 3/ 4
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
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Armando Lopez; La Echicera    The Enchan..., 2007, Original Painting Oil, 15 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  The Enchantress in her garden of Datura  ...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
15 x 30 inches (38.1 x 76.2 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Egyptian Gabriel, 2007, Original Sculpture Mixed, 20 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241  3D Mixed- Media    natural materials/ pasta de cana/ woven Western Bindweed/ 22k gold leaf/ precious and semi- precious stones/ ground mineral pigments/ Pinon pitch varnish ...
Armando Lopez
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2007
20 x 8 inches (50.8 x 20.3 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Las Banistas    The Bathers, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 Signed and Numbered limited Edition Archival Fine Art prints available on canvas suitable for stretching or on paper, suitable for matting.Email artist for Prices and Availability...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
16 x 16 inches (40.6 x 40.6 cm)
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Armando Lopez; El Tormento      The Torment, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 10 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241  The Torment of Jesus in captivity Signed and Numbered limited Edition Archival Fine Art prints available on canvas suitable for stretching or on paper, suitable for matting.Email artist for Prices and Availability  ...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
10 x 10 inches (25.4 x 25.4 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Embrujo  Bewitched, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 oil on canvasSigned and Numbered limited Edition Archival Fine Art prints available on canvas suitable for stretching or on paper, suitable for matting.Email artist for Prices and Availability ...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
24 x 20 inches (61.0 x 50.8 cm)
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Armando Lopez; El Chaman  The Shaman, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  The Shaman healing a sick person. Notice the man in the background holding the chicken that he will offer as payment Signed and Numbered limited Edition Archival Fine Art prints available on canvas suitable for stretching or on paper, suitable for matting.igned and Numbered limited Edition ...
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Armando Lopez; Sueno Mistico  , 2008, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  Self- Portrait     Sueno Mistico  or The Mystic Dream Signed and Numbered limited Edition Archival Fine Art prints available on canvas suitable for stretching or on paper, suitable for matting....
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2008
30 x 20 inches (76.2 x 50.8 cm)
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Armando Lopez; The Adoration , 2006, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  The Three Wise Men or Magi and the Baby Jesus Signed and Numbered limited Edition Archival Fine Art prints available on canvas suitable for stretching or on paper, suitable for matting....
Armando Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2006
16 x 16 inches (40.6 x 40.6 cm)
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Artist Statement

It is a very old tradition to decorate the family altars with products from the harvest such as, corn, chilies, beans, and also figures made out of corn husks or clay. My sculpture work is an updated synthesis of the pre-Colombian custom and the influence of the Catholic religion. I personally create each piece using traditional Tarascan tribal techniques coupled with my own innovations. Each piece is constructed of natural materials such as corn husk, native grasses, reeds cattails, precious or semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, and of course, the staple of ancient Meso-American spiritual art, gold in the form of 22-24 karat gold leaf. I wet the corn husks and wrap them around a copper wire armature, building up my images layer by layer. The faces are painted using egg tempera which I make from natural mineral pigments and egg yolk. I then apply the adornments which might be freshwater pearls, gold leaf or beads, and precious or semi-precious stones. Many of the altars, angels, figures and retablo settings are woven of Jara (River Willow) and Tules (Cattail). My paintings are representations of waking and sleeping dreams, ideas, filtered through my indigenous view of Old and New Testament stories and personages. I paint using underpainting and glazing tehdniques of the old European Masters. This brings out a deep luminosity and opens the door that draws the viewer deeper into the visual, political, and psychological interior of each image. Please feel free to contact me with ...