Artist Profile

Concepción Aguilar

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Concepción is a part of the Aguilar family from Ocotlán de Morelos, a rural town in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The Aguilar family is famous for its colorful ceramic figures. Concepción collaborates with her husband Jorge Sánchez Ruiz in her ceramic work. Her work contains great detail, mostly related to nature. While she uses pictures for inspiration, she does not copy what they contain. She is noted for her scenes depicting Noah’s Ark and figures depicting Frida Kahlo.

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