The Indigo Arts website has remained active over the last year and a half despite the widespread shutdowns due to the COVID-19 virus.   I have been able to resume regular operations.  I am able to pack and ship most orders within a few days.   Shipping times have increased during this period.  The gallery is open to visitors on an appointment only basis and according to city masking regulations.   Please phone or email ahead.  

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Luis Valencia Mendoza

About the Artist

Luis Valencia Mendoza
Luis Valencia Mendoza

San Antonino Velasco, Oaxaca, Mexico.  Born 1957.

With his fertile imagination, Luis Valencia creates prominent, boldly painted ceramic pieces that blend tradition and modernity. His work is intended to share the legends, traditions and customs of his Zapotec pueblo, as well as the desires and hopes of his people. In his words, “the oral tradition of Oaxaca travels in the ceramic works and painting of Luis Valencia!” Luis also paints voluminous canvases in both oil and watercolor.  (courtesy of Friends of Oaxacan Folk Art)

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La Sirena y el monstruo marino
SKU: LVA-9503

San Antonino, Oaxaca, Mexico, c.1995.
Fired clay figures painted with acrylic paints, steel wire.
(23.5” h. x  16” w. x 32” d.)

Note:  This piece requires special art handling/crating/shipping.  Please inquire for estimate.

$950

Bullfight
SKU: LVA-1601

San Antonino, Oaxaca, Mexico, c.1995.
Fired clay figure painted with acrylic paints, steel wire.
(14” h. x  16.5” w. x 5.5” d.).
From private collection.

$450

The Woman Who Rode the Devil
SKU: LVA-9502

San Antonino, Oaxaca, Mexico, c.1995.
Fired clay figure painted with acrylic paints, steel wire.
(9.5” h. x  5” w. x 9.5” d.)

$325

Jesus Riding into Jerusalem
SKU: LVA-9501

San Antonino, Oaxaca, Mexico, c.1995.
Fired clay figure painted with acrylic paints, steel wire.
(10 1/4” h. x  6” w. x 6.5” d.)

$175

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