From the series 'Nicaraguapas'
by the contemporary Nicaraguan artist/painter Efren Medina
Watercolor & Ink on Paper
Framed dimensions: 12 by 14 ½ inches
Signed and dated ‘91
Each image is 6 by 4 in.
Efren Medina has a thirty year trajectory in the plastic arts. Medina studied at Nicaragua's National School of the Arts, under the tutelage of Rodrigo Penalba. As early member of the Praxis Group (that formed in the early 1970's)-- Efren Medina has been instrumental to the formation of a Nicaraguan Modern Art School.
'Two Women'is part of a series called 'Nicaraguapas'-- which means 'Nicaraguan Good-Lookers'. This series celebrates the beauty of Nicaraguan women. Efren Medina has been painting the series 'Nicaraguapas' for over three decades.
Other noted Nicaraguan painters include: Armando Morales, Alejandro Arostegui, June Beer, Manuel Garcia, Arnoldo Guillen, Genaro Lugo, Carlos Montenegro, David Ocon, Roger Perez de la Rocha, Leoncio Saenz, Orlando Sobalvarro, Luis Urbina and Leonel Vanegas