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Rio Salado

Alfredo Arreguin

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A key characteristic of Arreguin's work is the utilization of elegant patterns in his paintings and prints.  

Central to this composition is a stylized jaguar, another focus of this artist.  Often he incoroorates endangered species into unlikely settings.

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A key characteristic of Arreguin's work is the utilization of elegant patterns in his paintings and prints.  

Central to this composition is a stylized jaguar, another focus of this artist.  Often he incoroorates endangered species into unlikely settings.

About the Artist

(Born 1935, Mexican American) Born in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, at age nine Arreguin was the youngest pupil at the Morelia School of Fine Art.  

Coming to the United States in 1959, Arreguin earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1967 and his Master of Fine Arts in 1969.  Ten years later he was selected to represent the United States at the 11th International Festival of Painting at Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, where he won the Palm of the People Award.  In 1980 he received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

In 1994 the Smithsonian Institution acquired his painting, a triptych Sueno (Dream:  Eve Before Adam) for inclusion in the collection of the National Musem of American Art.  Another work of his, The Return to Aztlan was added to the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, also in Washington, DC.

A hardbound book of almost 200 pages by Lauro Flores is titled Alfredo Arreguin:  Patterns of Dreams and Nature was published in 2003.

 

Medium Color lithograph on paper
Edition 88/ 100
Paper size 30" height X 22" width
Frame Floated inside single archival window mat, Plexiglas, dark metal molding
Frame size 39" height X 30 1/2" width
Signed "Arreguin" at viewer's lower right in image in graphite
Date of creation 1996
Condition Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed.
Provenance JoSch
Atelier Printed by Segura Publishing