Guatemala Landscape Oil Paintings, San Juan Lake Atitlan Artist Francisco Vásquez Mendoza | Arte Maya Xocomeel | A Family of Artists.
Francisco Vásquez Mendoza, is the only son of Antonio Vásquez Yojcóm and Juana Mendoza Cholotío, and is a powerful painter is his own-right.
Guatemala Landscape Oil Paintings
Francisco builds upon his traditional Tz’utujil culture, infusing his paintings with a vibrant and colorful approach. People from around the world visiting San Juan purchase and prize his work which has been distributed throughout the globe.
Supporting San Juan La Laguna artists means that you are supporting the culture and language of the indigenous families and helps them not only financially, but knocks down prejudice and misunderstanding and gives them a place of respect and greater confidence.
He is currently working out of his family’s painting studio in San Juan La Laguna, the studio is located a short walk from the boat docks.
Francisco uses an explosion of colors, textures, and brush strokes as he paints images of traditional Tz’utujil culture including markets, birds, and landscapes that captures and reflects the natural beauty of the area while also passing on vital information and preserving the cultural traditions of the Tz’utujil culture.