Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias

About the Artist

Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias and his grand-daughter (photo courtesy of his son, El Estudiante).
Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias and his grand-daughter (photo courtesy of his son, El Estudiante).
Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias with one of his paintings, "Navidad 1949" at the 2014 International Folk Art Market. ( Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher).
Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias with one of his paintings, "Navidad 1949" at the 2014 International Folk Art Market. ( Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher).

Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias  "El Maestro"
Born - 1942, in Herrera, Holguin province, Cuba.
Biography - A member and the acknowledged leader of the 'Bayate' group of self- taught artists in the Village of Mella, near Santiago de Cuba. He is known as "El Maestro" to distinguish him from his son, Luis Rodriguez Ricardo, who goes by “El Estudiante”.  His paintings depict the events of daily life in small-town and countryside Cuba.  He first exhibited in 1983 and has since been in numerous group shows in Cuba and the United States.  His work was included in shows at Indigo Arts Gallery in 2002 and 2009.  In 2014 and 2015 he exhibited his work at the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, NM.

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Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias (Mella, Cuba)
SKU: LRA1403

Oil on Canvas (25 1/4 x 39 1/4, 64 cm x 100cm), framed by artist. 1998

$2500
Los Ultimos Vecinos
SKU: LRA-1602

(Mella, Cuba)
Oil on Canvas (18" x 27", 46 cm x 68cm). Framed.
2016

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Pancho
SKU: LRA-1601

(Mella, Cuba)
Oil on Canvas (11" x 14", 28 cm x 36cm). Framed.
2015

$675 Framed
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Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias (Mella, Cuba)
SKU: LRA1501

Oil on Canvas (8 3/4" x 11 3/4"). 2012

$500
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Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias
SKU: RodriguezSr-8

(Mella, Cuba),
Serigraph Exhibition Poster(26 x 18 1/2), 2001

$200
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Luis Joaquin Rodriguez Arias (Mella, Cuba)
SKU: LRA-1502

Oil on Canvas (5 1/2" x 7"). 2014

$200
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