Carlos Beltran-Arechiga Mexican-American, b. 1972

Carlos Beltran-Arechiga uses his paintings as the ultimate vehicle to set questions forth. While the artist is interested in narrative, he thinks of painting as work of pre-verbal nature, greater than any word rendition, it is meant to incite emotions, meant to provoke reflection. 

 

It is important for Betlran-Arechiga to show the physical connection he makes with his works by enabling the hand-made marks. The artist engages with narratives dealing with social-political events as well as the hand imitating technology, imitating life. This allows Beltran-Arechiga’s paintings to live in the digital and physical worlds. Ultimately, process reigns supreme and the artist allows it to guide the direction of their practice.