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Mendel Samayoa Art

MENDEL SAMAYOA (GUATEMALA)

Born in Guatemala, Mendel Samayoa and his family discovered his artistic skills at a very young age. His dad was a cartoonist and although Samayoa was encouraged to pursue his passion, he was required to obtain a formal education in a more practical field. He continued architecture degree for many years while he organized his own artwork exhibits throughout Guatemala. Eventually, he moved to Chile to pursue his artistic career full-time as a filmmaker and visual artist. During his extended time in Chile, Mendel explored new visual expressions and started experimenting with acrylic, oil and ink. In 2000, Mendel returned to Guatemala and established a combined practice including film-making, visual arts and theater. He settled in Antigua Guatemala where he also collaborated with other artists to form the region’s first cooperative, CAOS now known as the CAOS Galleria. The venue allowed Mendel more frequent exhibits and provided for a wider exposure throughout Guatemala City, Quetzaltenango, Antigua, and Sololá. The added exposure initiated a series of international shows in France, Honduras, USA and UK. During this time, he obtained his graduate degree in Architecture as a goal he had always wanted to obtain. Today, Mendel Samayoa continues his work as a visual artist incorporating the disciplines of film making, architecture, theater and photography into all his pieces.

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Nosotros (Us) - Painting, Abstract Figurative, Bold Colors, Contemporary Frame
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
This an oil painting by Guatemalan artist, Mendel Samayoa. This is original work, signed lower right. Painted on canvas board, size is framed and ready to hang. Frame is a contempora...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Oil

The Decision - Oil Painting, Bold Colors, Powerful by artist Samayoa
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Oil

Silencio
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
This mixed media painting by Mendel Samayoa, is part of his “Literary” series based on poetry by Paolo Guinea. Samayoa employs pages of Guinea’s poetry into the canvas of his oil pai...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Mixed Media

Sombra - Painting, Oil, Poetry, Figurative, Abstract, Earth Colors
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Mixed Media, Oil

Auscencia - Painting, Oil, Poetry, Figurative, Abstract, Earth Colors
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Mixed Media, Oil

Tibez - Painting, Oil, Poetry, Figurative, Abstract, Earth Colors
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Mixed Media, Oil

Textile Series IV - Oil Painting, Hand Woven Textile, Contemporary, Figurative
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Textile, Oil

Textile Series VI - Oil Painting, Hand Woven Textile, Cathedral, Child
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
Mendel Samayoa is a Guatemalan Artist who is known for his layers of color and texture. Samayoa creates this visual texture by using a variety of mixed media and being very generous ...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Textile, Oil

Textile Series III - Oil Painting, Hand Woven Textile, Figurative
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Textile, Oil

Textile Series V - Oil Painting, Hand Woven Textile, Landscape
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Textile, Oil

Textile Series II - Oil Painting, Hand Woven Textile, Figurative, Landscape
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
Mendel Samayoa is a Guatemalan Artist who is known for his layers of color and texture. Samayoa creates this visual texture by using a variety of mixed media and being very generous ...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Rio - Painting, Mixed Media, Expressionism, Figurative Landscape with Poetry
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Oil, Archival Paper

Untitled I, Very Fine Designer Textile, Original Painting,
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Contemporary Mendel Samayoa Art

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Textile, Oil

El Arbol, Oil Painting, Abstract Expressive Tree, Bold Colors by artist Samayoa
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Oil

Rehilete – Painting, Mixed Media, Bold Colors, Expressionism, Figurative, Poetry
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Mixed Media, Oil, Archival Paper

Mine – Painting, Mixed Media, Bold Colors, Expressionism, Figurative, Poetry
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Mixed Media, Oil, Archival Paper

Deserito - Painting, Landscape, Textured, Warm Colors
By Mendel Samayoa
Located in San Diego, CA
This oil painting by, Mendel Samayoa, is a rare landscape for the artist who predominantly focuses on figurative work. He paints in this genre only when truly moved by the landscape...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Mendel Samayoa Art

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Oil

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