Happy New Year!

The Indigo Arts website has remained active during the widespread shutdowns due to the COVID-19 virus.   Under current rules I have been able to resume operations but must limit visitors to the gallery, by appointment only.   I am monitoring orders and responding to inquiries.  I am now able to pack and ship most orders within a few days.   Shipping times have increased during this period.  USPS has been so slow that we recommend avoiding it entirely, at least for the present.  
Please stay safe in these difficult times.  
We wish for a healthier, saner and more civil 2021.

Shoyan Sheca

About the Artist

Shoyan Sheca
Shoyan Sheca

Shoyan Sheca is an artist of the Shipibo/Conibo people who live in the selva (jungle) of Peru.

I was born in the community of San Francisco.   When my grandfather died I came to Pucallpa. At school I liked math.  There I fell in love with Elena. After we got married I had to work as a kitchen helper in the day, and at night I went to school.  After I came to Lima I began to paint...
When I paint my animals I think as a kid.  I liked to follow my grandfather to seek mitayo (bush meat). I remember, when a herd of peccaries came and made me run and climb a tree. When I draw a flying heron, I love that. 
For me painting is a struggle. Lima also is a struggle. As I am a father of four children and I want my children, I have to struggle to study. Joblessness is very difficult, but now I feel more that I'm moving forward.

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Two Red Parrots
SKU: SHP-1601

Shipibo people, Peru.
Oil on canvas (24" x 19"), 2015

$390
Product Status: 
Sold
Cucunare (Yellow Fish)
SKU: SHP-1602

Shipibo people, Peru.
Oil on canvas (13" x 19"), 2015

$200
Product Status: 
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Palometa (White Fish)
SKU: SHP-1603

Shipibo people, Peru.
Oil on canvas (13" x 14"), 2015

$190
Product Status: 
Sold