Maria Alquilar - Fine Artist

Maria Alquilar

Miami, FL - United States

 
 
 

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Maria Alquilar

Miami, FL - United States

Maria Alquilar - Fine Artist

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About Maria Alquilar

The first painting on this site Zion's Children, is a continuation of the mystical series begun in 1985 by artist Maria Alquilar. These works on metal, wood and sometimes, as in this case, velvet explore most of humanities need to create Heroes, Saints and other Divinities to absorb and share their suffering. Alquilar enhances the mysteries and myths of major religions of the world. These include Voodoo, Catholicism, Asian as well as pre Catholic Mexican and Southwest indigenous people’s spiritual rituals. The Religious Edifices, paintings, sculpture, milagros, retablos , dances, music, allow most people to express and give voice to their perception of the ancient mysteries that are the basis of all religions. It can lead some to salvation, and enlightenment. It helps many to adjust to the grief, suffering and burdens of their lives.

Alquilar was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her resume is extensive and can be viewed on her website maria-alquilar.com. She is in many collections in the United States, Mexico and Italy. Her work in Public Art is well known. In 1990, she was awarded the General Administrations Honor Award for Bien Venida Y Vaya Con Dios,(Welcome And Go With God), a tribute to the indomitable spirit of the Mexican people. It is located at the border in San Luis, AZ. Other collections include the Smithsonian, National Museum of American Art, The Rockefeller Collection, John Michael Kohler Collection, Kohler, WI and, John Michael Kohler Art Center and Museum, Sheboygan, WI, Dante Museum, Ravenna, Italy.

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Maria Alquilar - Picnic 2

Picnic 2

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Maria Alquilar - Celebration

Celebration

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Maria Alquilar - Rainforest-no frame

Rainforest-no frame

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Maria Alquilar - The Nut Garden revised

The Nut Garden revised

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Maria Alquilar - Zion

Zion's Chilren

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Maria Alquilar - Throgh the Looking Glass
Maria Alquilar - Screaming Rabbit

Screaming Rabbit

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Maria Alquilar - Days Of The Dead

Days Of The Dead

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Maria Alquilar - Calling the Spirits

Calling the Spirits

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Maria Alquilar - Feeding Time

Feeding Time

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Maria Alquilar - A zZuni Winter

A zZuni Winter

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Maria Alquilar - Rebirth

Rebirth

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Maria Alquilar - Baile En Mascarado

Baile En Mascarado

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Maria Alquilar - Walking The Pollen Path
Maria Alquilar - The Bestiary

The Bestiary

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Maria Alquilar - Pelicans by Moonlight

Pelicans by Moonlight

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Maria Alquilar - El Marinero

El Marinero

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Maria Alquilar - Turkey Autumn

Turkey Autumn

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Maria Alquilar - Penelope st2.

Penelope st2.

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Maria Alquilar - Sarifice

Sarifice

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Maria Alquilar - Los Desaparecidos

Los Desaparecidos

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