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«dahlia»

acrylic paint study on a wall

2 feet x 2 feet

while on my second artist residency at jupiterfab in gaudalajara mexico, i was working on my first outdoor mural. the mural was commissioned by a local resident who wanted something outside her home capturing the essence of some of the local natural beauty. the mural includes flowers and fruit all with different textures. at first i was going to paint large dahlia flowers, the national flower of mexico. but the resident asked instead for cempaśuchil, a popular flower used on the dia de muertos in mexico, that was abundant in her hometown of morelia, michoacán. this is the practice dahlia that i painted on the residency walls.

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