Mixed Media

Rodriguez: Found by the River

Opuntia South Circular, 2018, Oil, nails, rope and limestone on wood panel, 44 1/2 x 44 1/2 inches

Artist Daniel Rios Rodriguez uses discarded and organic materials gathered on walks in the San Antonio River Valley where he lives. He uses shells, feathers, rope, and other found objects as he collages and assembles his mixed media works.

Daniel Rios Rodriguez & Kate Newby, Passiflora Pirate Utopia, 2018. Oil, acrylic, rope, nails, wood, and other found materials on wood panel, 29 x 29 inches

The Nicelle Beauchene gallery in New York hosted a two-person show in the summer of 2018 for Rodriguez and New Zealand artist Kate Newby (above), the first time the two exhibited together. Newby works with installation, textile, ceramics, casting and glass.

Pía, 2019, Oil, rope, nails, limestone, wood, wire on wood, 16 x 13 inches

Casi un Hechizo, 2018. Oil, wood, nails, rope, Texas Mountain Laurel bean on wood panel, 44 1/2 x 44 1/2 inches

Rodriguez was born Killeen, Texas, in 1978. Before receiving his MFA from Yale, he earned a BFA in studio arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Rodriguez has been exhibiting his work at galleries and institutions since 2011.

The artist’s website, here.

Daniel Rios Rodriguez at Nicelle Beauchene gallery, here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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