Jose Luis Rodriguez Guerra

Currently living in Seattle, Jose Luis Rodriguez Guerra is an amazing artist from Mexico. Getting to his spacious studio feels a little strange as it requires climbing a set of crooked stairs, but it’s well worth it. Inside are Mayan and Mexican-inspired paintings which explore the human form and humanity’s associations with nature around it. Most of the paintings in his gallery right now are painted on large slabs of wood mixed with masonite, which lend to purer colors and an all-around good feel.

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Vivian Hua 華婷婷

Vivian Hua 華婷婷 is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer. As the Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum in Seattle and Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary arts publication, REDEFINE, much of her work unifies her metaphysical interests with her belief that art can positively transform the self and society. She regularly shares human-centered stories through her storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE! In 2020, she will [hopefully] begin production on a comedic Asian-American series entitled Reckless Spirits.

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William Kiesel
12 years ago

Jose Luis Rodriguez Guerra is not only an accomplished painter on the lines of other masters such as Velasquez and Goya, but he also understands the richly woven textures of Pre-Columbian history and myth. His work brilliantly weds contemporary events with the old world iconography of South America, leaving posterity a record of historical events as viewed by the artist.


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