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  • Chapacas Collection

    Chapacas Collection (23)

  • Chapaca Joy / 244×122 cm


    244×122 cm

    “Alegría Chapaca: A feast of colors that intertwine in a whirlwind of vitality and multicultural richness. This painting is a tribute to the joy that lies at the heart of the Chapaca identity. Each brushstroke radiates passion, diversity and energy of its people. The vibrant colors and shapes in constant movement represent the celebration of a unique identity and the union of traditions that give life to this land. ‘Alegría Chapaca’ is a window to a world where happiness and diversity merge in a warm and colorful embrace, a reminder of the cultural richness that illuminates this corner of the world.”

  • Caballada / 101×71.5 cm


    101×71.5 cm

    On the canvas, I display a captivating and unique scene that reveals the essence of the identity and feminine beauty of Tarija Bolivia. In the center of the composition is a female figure of Chapaco origin, emanating an astonishing presence as she stands straight forward with elegance and grace. Her energetic and determined stance conveys a sense of determination and bravery.

  • Chapaca Peasant Queen 1 / 72×100 cm


    72×100 cm

    In this enigmatic work, impregnated with the elements of the wonderful real, I present the real to its raw state. In the foreground, at the center of the composition, a chapped female figure emerges in all her splendor, parading with majesty. However, what is fascinating is that she shows us her back, in a display of mystery and hidden secrets.

  • Chapaca Peasant Queen 2 / 68×68 cm


    68×68 cm

    In this work of art, I make visible the essence and greatness of Latin America expressed in the uniqueness of the present of the cultural manifestations of the Chapaca identity of Tarija Bolivia as I show it in the composition, where a Chapaca queen emerges that arouses amazement and admiration. Although she shows us her back, her imposing and majestic presence is undeniable.

  • Comadres Entry / 71×99.5 cm


    71×99.5 cm

    In this work of art, I embark on a passionate search for the wonderful essence of America, capturing its vision in a painting that reveals tangible reality. In the center of the composition, a woman dressed in traditional Chapaca clothing dances with grace and joy. Her expressive movements evoke the vitality and indomitable spirit that characterize this continent full of life.

  • Comadres Thursday 1 / 70.5×99 cm


    70.5×99 cm

    Altogether, this composition offers a visual treasure of the Chapaca female figure with her rich and festive basket in the Thursday de Comadres basket exchange tradition held in Tarija Bolivia. Through vibrant colors, abstract shapes in the background with vivid and saturated tones that intermingle, generating an explosion of emotions and energy, and meticulous attention to detail I have tried to capture the essence of this culture on a canvas, so that the viewer you can immerse yourself in its charm and liveliness.

  • Comadres Thursday 2 / 150×93 cm


    150×93 cm

    In the foreground, I highlight two women, inseparable friends, wearing traditional chapaca clothing. Their blankets and skirts shine with vibrant colors and striking designs, reflecting the rich identity and traditions of the region. Their carefully decorated lead hats add a distinctive and elegant touch to their outfit. Each one wears a beautiful flower in her hair, a symbol of femininity and beauty.

  • Comadres Dance / 155×89 cm


    155×89 cm

    My painting “Baile de Comadres” is a vibrant expression of multicultural syncretism and Chapaca tradition in a celebration full of joy and color. In the center of the composition, seven radiant women join in a circle, dancing with grace and harmony. Each of them wears the typical chapaca clothing, which is a living testimony of the rich history and cultural diversity of the region.

  • Comadres Thursday 3 / 155.5×89 cm


    155.5×89 cm

    In this work I capture the celebration of comadres, recognized as intangible heritage of Bolivia. In the center of the composition, two friendly women proudly present themselves wearing beautiful chapaca dresses. These two women carry with them a comadres basket, which contains fruits and flowers that represent the fertility, abundance and prosperity that they wish for each other in this festivity, while the fresh fragrance of basil sprigs adds an aromatic and traditional touch to the composition.

  • Chapaca Admiration 200×71 cm


    200×71 cm

    My artwork, titled “Admiración Chapaca”, is a vibrant and colorful composition that pays homage to Chapaca beauty and culture through the depiction of seven female figures. In this work, the women are seated in different poses, and two of them hold the comadres baskets in their legs, an emblematic symbol of the festival.

  • Retrospective of Compadres and Comadres 1 / 155×89 cm


    155×89 cm

    In my artwork titled “Retrospectiva de Compadres y Comadres”, I seek to create an eclectic and contemporary representation of the past traditions and rituals surrounding the festival of Compadres y Comadres in Tarija, Bolivia. In the foreground of the composition, there is a woman and a man in chapacos, facing each other while handing each other a basket, capturing the ceremonial and reciprocity of this celebration.

  • Retrospective of Compadres and Comadres 2 / 74×71 cm


    70×71 cm

    My eclectic artwork, titled “Retrospectiva de Compadres y Comadres 2”, fuses history and the present moment to explore the Compadres y Comadres holiday in Tarija, Bolivia. In this composition, a man is depicted giving a basket to a woman during Comadres Thursday.

  • Field Visits 1 / 74×71 cm


    74×71 cm

    My artwork titled “Field Visits 1” is a visual representation that evokes the essence of the culinary traditions and natural environment of Tarija, Bolivia. In the center of the composition, there is a Chapaca female figure dedicated to cooking the typical food of the region over wood, immersing us in the authenticity and flavor of traditional cuisine.

  • Field Visits 2 / 71.5×71 cm


    71.5×71 cm

    My work of art is a composition that honors the culture and traditions of Tarija, Bolivia. In the center of the scene is a standing chapaca female figure, dressed in a beautiful red skirt, violet blouse and blue blanket, which reflect the vividness and diversity of traditional clothing.

  • Chapaco Treasure / 72×101 cm


    72×101 cm

    My artwork, titled “Tesoro Chapaco”, is a tribute to the brave and hard-working peasant women of the region, whom I contemplate with deep admiration. The central composition of the work shows a Chapaca woman selling fruits from the region, often grown by herself, reflecting her dedication and effort in her work.

  • Vendimia Chapaca 1 / 71×101 cm


    71×101 cm

    My artwork, “Vendimia Chapaca 1”, is inspired by the beauty and tradition of the grape harvest in the Tarija region, Bolivia. In the foreground of the composition, there is a chapaca woman standing, slightly in profile, holding with her left hand a basket adorned with Easter roses, which contains the exquisite harvest of yellow grapes that show the generosity of the harvest and the abundance of the vendimia.

  • Vendimia Chapaca 2 / 71.5×99.5 cm


    71.5×99.5 cm

    Alejo Carpentier’s phrase, “We must know how to capture the wonderful real in the essence of the things that surround us,” resonates in this work of art. Through the representation of the Chapaca girl carrying the grape harvest basket, the work seeks to convey that ability to appreciate the wonderful in simple and everyday things, such as the grape harvest and the connection with nature. In the foreground of the composition, There is a chapaca girl standing, carrying a harvest basket on her head. The basket is filled with grapes and flowers, representing the abundance and beauty of the harvest.

  • Washing the Feet: Preparing the Grape Crushing / 152×89 cm


    152×89 cm

    My artwork, titled “Washing the Feet: Preparing the Stomping of the Grape”, is a composition that captures the significant and traditional moment in the production of Patero wine. In the center of the scene, a Chapaca Boy is represented washing the feet of the Chapaca Girl, who is wrapped in a green mantilla embroidered with flowers, highlighting the beauty and elegance of the characteristic clothing.

  • Chapaca Silhouettes Under The Blue Sky / 155×89 cm


    155×89 cm

    “Chapaca Silhouettes Under the Blue Sky” is a work that pays tribute to the rich cultural heritage of the Tarija region, in Bolivia. In this painting, two female figures with their backs turned are outlined against a deep, serene blue sky, which extends infinitely over the horizon. Their silhouettes, with beautifully embroidered chapaca blankets, embody the tradition and identity of this town.

  • Cueca Chapaca / 155×89 cm


    155×89 cm

    “Cueca Chapaca” captures the essence of this traditional Bolivian dance with an energetic and colorful scene. In the center of the composition, a man and a woman wearing typical costumes of the Chapaca identity are immersed in the exciting dance of the cueca. They both hold white scarves in their hands, which flutter with grace and elegance as they move to the rhythm of the music.

  • Cueca Boliviana / 61.5×155 cm


    61.5×155 cm

    “Cueca Boliviana 1” is an abstract work of art that captures the essence and energy of the Bolivian folk dance known as the “cueca.” Through movement and color palette, the painting evokes the liveliness and diversity of this dance that varies depending on the region of Bolivia.

  • Cueca Boliviana 2 / 155×61.5 cm


    155×61.5 cm

    The abstract painting “Cueca Boliviana 2” is an artistic representation that pays tribute to the rich cultural diversity of Bolivia and the declaration of the Bolivian cueca as the country’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. The work is made up of 9 stripes, each of which symbolizes one of the 9 departments of Bolivia.

  • Chapaco Kaleidoscope / 200×70.5 cm


    200×70.5 cm

    “Kaleidoscope” is the striking culmination of the “Chapacas” series and represents the emotional evolution and rediscovery of my artistic process as an author. In this large-format abstract work, blue tones dance in a symphony of shapes and colors, creating a visual spectacle that reflects the diversity of experiences lived throughout the series.