Maya Art in Los Angeles, California
The exhibition "Treasures of the Maya Spirit" was presented to the public at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California, as part of the great events at the LA Art & Antique Show (January 14 -19 2014). The show featured more than 200 examples from Precolumbian to Contemporary art, given on loan by La Ruta Maya Conservation Foundation, Friends of the Ixchel Museum, Xipe Totec Projects and Paiz Foundation for Education and Culture.
The tour started with eighty four Pre-Columbian objects from the collection of La Ruta Maya Foundation, among which were highlighted a sculpture carved in stucco with figure of a warrior-dancer wearing a jaguar mask and a jaguar pelt skirt; a group of “incensarios” from the Tiquisate region in Escuintla, richly decorated with applied clay ornaments; and a round altar portraying the king Itzamnaaj B'ahlam II, Lord of Yaxchilan, who reigned between 681 and 742 d. C.
Exhibition "The World of the Mayan Artist" in Quetzaltenango
The exhibition THE WORLD OF THE MAYAN ARTIST arrived to CASA NO'J CULTURAL CENTER in Quetzaltenango on August 9 of 2013 and opened on Monday August 12. This exhibition is a joint sponsorship effort between La Ruta Maya Foundation and local organizations. The exhibit includes 127 archaeological objects of various shapes and materials, among which are vessels; sculptures; and ornaments for ritual, political, domestic, and decorative use. At the same time, it highlights works of art made of ceramic, limestone, basalt, jade, flint, shell, and alabaster among others.
Exhibition "ANIMALS AND PLANTS IN THE MAYA WORLD"
The Exhibition "FAUNA AND FLORA IN THE MAYA WORLD" opened on Thursday, February 28, 2013 as part of the Paiz Festival for Arts and Culture in the galleries of ARTECENTRO “Graciela Andrade de Paiz” in the historic district of Guatemala City. The exhibition is open to the public until May 31, 2013.
The show features over 100 Pre-Columbian objects of great artistic and historical value, most of whom make their first public appearance in Guatemala and abroad. The works of art are mostly from the Classic period (250-900 AD) with some earlier or later examples, with the aim of bringing to the public the current biodiversity while highlighting the main wildlife species known and represented in Mayan art and mythology.
Exhibition THE WORLD OF THE MAYAN ARTIST
The exhibition "The World of the Mayan Artist" opened on Sunday February 3, 2013 as part of the Paiz Arts and Culture Festival at the Antiguo Colegio de la Companía de Jesús in Antigua Guatemala. The exhibition will be open until June 16th of 2013.
The exhibition features more than 130 Pre-Columbian objects of great artistic and historical value, most of which are having their public premiere in Guatemala and abroad, as they are unpublished objects that come to light in the eyes of hundreds of local and foreign visitors.
The exhibition aims to bring the Pre-Columbian artist to the public of today, highlighting the skill with which his works were created in different materials and for different occasions. The exhibition consists of objects made of ceramic, shell, stucco and variety of stones, among which jade, obsidian, flint, alabaster, limestone and basalt are the main ones.