Nicolás de Jesús (b. 1960 Guerrero, Mexico) a Nahua Indian, Nicolas was born in Ameyaltepec, Mexico, a town well known for their traditional amate paper painters. Nicolas is by experience self taught and an artist by heritage. In 1981 he travels to Mexico City to learn printmaking at the “Artegrafias Limitas” printshop. In 1988 he visits Los Angeles, CA and later he moves to Chicago where he settles. He promotes his art through the Mexican Museum from that city and also participates with other artists in the founding of the Taller Mexicano de Grabado in 1990. Nicolas has exhibited in France, Japan & Indonesia through the support of the L’Association pour l’Estampe et l’Art populaire. He promotes printmaking, his colleagues artwork and their ancestral culture.
Nicolás de Jesús, Nahualtepec (etching & aquatint)
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Nicolás de Jesús