Painter Cande Aguilar

Cande Aguilar is a full-time artist from Brownsville, Texas whose art deals with contemporary national and regional issues. Mr. Aguilar draws inspiration from Brownsville as well as from Lego and Star Wars toys. The paintings are made using mixed media and they almost always feature vibrant colors. He has categorized the style as Barrio Pop, which is an interesting term that references Pop Art and Mexican culture.

Here’s what Cande says about Barrio Pop on his website:

#barrioPOP is an amalgamation sprung by characters, colors & street phenomena that is my life emerged in popular border town culture, expressed through multimedia such as painting, collage, photography, assemblage, digital collage, image transfer & music.

Check out more: http://candeart.com/home.html

Painter Cande Aguilar photographed in his studio in Brownsville, Texas. Oct 8, 2013

Brownsville Painter Cande Aguilar in his studio.

Painter Cande Aguilar playing the accordion at Galeria 409

Painter Cande Aguilar playing the accordion at Galeria 409 in downtown Brownsville. Photographed on May 26, 2013.

Painter Cande Aguilar in his studio

Painter Cande Aguilar Photographed in his studio in Brownsville, Texas. Oct 8, 2013

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