Art Title:Mi Sueno
Size (in.):H: 27.50 x W : 22.00 x D : 1.50
Paula Nicho Cumez
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This is an image of the artist's dream. Original oil on Canvas, signed, Canvas: 18" x 24", Framed: 27.5" x 22".
Paula Nicho Cumez is one of the most well recognized of the Mayan women artists. Ms. Paula Nicho was deeply influenced by her Mayan traditions and love of nature. She has been a leader among Mayan women artists and was a central figure in surreal movement in Mayan women's art. She uses her excellent background as a weaver to influence her painting style. In one of her paintings you will see that the mountains are made up of intricate weaving patterns. Ms. Nicho Cumez says that many of the ideas for her paintings come from her dreams and are transformed into magical surreal works of art. Ms. Paula Nicho is receiving international recognition. She is one of the artists represented in the book, Arte Naïf: Contemporary Guatemelan Paintings, UNESCO/Fundación País, 2001.
* 1997 Between Light and Shadow: Mayan Women In Transition, Universi