Alejandra Amerena began her silk painting studies in Florence, Italy in 1992. As an artist she is recognized for enhancing the effects of silk through vibrant colors and repetitive patterns influenced by her artistic environment and her textile training, fused with her favorite message that is the joy of living.
"Silk, more than a canvas to paint"
"Efecto Semilla" Silk Painting Exhibition
Through these large-format pieces inspired by Mexican muralism, which greatly influenced me from my collaborations at the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso. Coupled with my passion for textile patterns from my fascinating textile design career, I allude to infinite repetition; with which I want to convey the immensity of what a well-cared-for seed can cause.
It is well known that thanks to Nao China, an infinity of textiles arrived at the Mexican Pacific ports such as Acapulco, both garments and rolls of fabrics: silks, linens, cottons, the rebozo, the Manila shawl and among them the beloved Paliacate. .