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Minerva Torres-Guzman

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La Fiesta Del Jarrito, 2005 Graphite, Enamel, on Toned Paper 24x36
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Papel Tapiz, 2005 Collage, Stencil, Acrylin, Pen 24x24in
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El Santo, 2005 Oil on Panel 24x24in
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El Santo en: El Mejor Maestro de Disfraces del Mundo, 2006 Acrylic on Canvas 5x5in
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El Santo en: El Mejor Cocinero del Mundo, 2006 Acrylic on Canvas 5x5in
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El Santo en: El Hombre mas Inteligente Del Mundo, 2006 Acrylic on Canvas 5x5in
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El Santo en: El Hombre mas Limpio Del Mundo, 2006 Acrylic on Canvas 5x5in
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Santa Virgen: Primera Etapa, 2006 Acrylic on Found Object 7x5in
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Santa Virgen: Segunda Etapa, 2006 Acrylic on Found Object 7x5in
Virgenterceretapa
Santa Virgen: Tercera Etapa, 2007 Acrylic on Found Object 7x5in
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Al Despertar Del Santo, 2007 Paper and Acrylic on Panel 7x5in
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Santo Sueño: Mauricio Garces, 2007 Acrylic on Canvas 10x8in
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Santo Sueño: Pedro Infante vs. Jorge Negrete, 2007 Acrylic on Canvas 8x10in
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Santo Sueño: El Chavo, 2007 Acrylic on Canvas 10x8in
Paletapayaso1
Paleta Payaso: Tragicomedia (1 of 3), 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 12x6in
Paletapayaso2
Paleta Payaso: Tragicomedia (2 of 3), 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 12x6in
Paletapayaso3
Paleta Payaso: Tragicomedia (3 of 3), 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 12x6in
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Paleta Payaso: Tragicomedia , 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 12x6in Each
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Las Caritas De Chabelo (1 of 3), 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 7x5in
Chabelo02a
Las Caritas De Chabelo (2 of 3), 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 7x5in
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Las Caritas De Chabelo (3 of 3), 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 7x5in
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El Santo Remedio, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 4x4in
Chentea
Chente: Al Rescate!, 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 4x4in
Felixa
Maria Felix: Al Rescate!, 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 5x5in
Donramon
Don Ramon: Al Rescate!, 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 5x4in.
Tintana
"Tin Tan: Al Rescate!", 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 4x5in
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Personajes: Edgar Viviar, 2009 Acrylic on Panel 14x11in
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Personajes: Roberto Gomez Bolaños, 2009 Acrylic on Panel 14x11in
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Personajes: Florinda Meza, 2009 Acrylic on Panel 14x11in
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Homenaje: Cuna de Lobos pt 1, 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 6x4in.
Cuna01
Homenaje: Cuna de Lobos pt 2, 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 6x4in.
Cuna03
Homenaje: Cuna de Lobos pt 3, 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 6x4in.
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Chico Che, 2011 Acrylic & Ink on Panel 6x6in
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El Buki, 2011 Acrylic & Ink on Panel 6x6in
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Chente, 2012 Acrylic & Enamel on Canvas 5x5in
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Cantinflas, 2012 Acrylic & Ink on Panel 4x4in
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Mexicali, BC, Mexico
Lives in
Holtville, CA
Schools
Otis College of Art and Design, 2007, BFA
Tags
Mexican Pop Art, pop, traditional
Statement
in my head

Andy Warhol  
Sandow Birk
Robert Williams  
Tom Gilbertson

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My childhood consisted of constantly going from one world to another. When I was in Mexico, the U.S. was always called the "other" side and vice versa. I was never on the "other" side when it came down to it. Somehow, I kept missing it! No matter what side of the border I was on, the Saturday morning cartoons were the same. Most blockbuster movies and popular cartoons were in Spanish, my native tongue. My work deals with the blending of ideas and memories that growing up on both sides of the border has provided for me. I can talk about a Mexican comedy show to my friends here in California and they most likely know what I am talking about. I can cross the border to Mexico and see images of Thundercats and Smurfs. At a young age, the only difference in the products I bought would be the type of currency used to purchase them. Everything blended in my mind and the only physical separation was waiting an hour to cross the border back into the United States.