BENITO RANGEL DE MARIA
Through the use of constructed and deconstructed media, my work incorporates layers of visual elements that create new narratives. My practice utilizes a combination of mixed media techniques including painting, drawing, collage, and printmaking. The resulting tapestry of work reveals the woven nature of my existence and addresses subjects I find noteworthy.
EXHIBITING AT ARTMARKET SFApril 2019
I am so pleased to be debut “Allegory 2” at San Francisco @artmarketproductions April 25-28th with @juliezenergallery, Booth #528. “Allegory 2” is part of a series of works on paper that invoke tapestries crossing into the sphere of allegorical poetry. These works invite the viewer to see beyond the limitations of the physical.
COMMISSION WORK FOR OAKLAND DEVELOPERMarch 2019
In April I completed a commission for a Bay Area developer, Trammel Crow that included two large scale works for a new development, The Webster, in the heart of Oakland. One of work will hang in the concierge lounge area (43 x 103 inches) and the other in the conference room (60 x 84 inches).