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Solo Exhibition: “Arcadia”

Solo Exhibition: “Arcadia”

September 14, 2018

Fatima Ronquillo’s recent explorations in mythological studies influence her latest work, which is a continuation of her charming, classically inspired painting style.  The Santa Fe artist borrows techniques and styles from European Old Masters, Spanish Colonial artists and other genres from the past; she then blends this Old World aesthetic with modern ideologies. Ronquillo often […]

THE CUT Out of the Box: Artist Edition

THE CUT Out of the Box: Artist Edition

August 31, 2018

Fatima Ronquillo collaborates with The Cut for the fall fashion special issue of New York Magazine

Announcing My Debut Book: SPELLBOUND

Announcing My Debut Book: SPELLBOUND

May 2, 2018

I am very excited to announce my upcoming debut book Spellbound. It is a retrospective to be published by the wonderful Unicorn Publishing Group. In addition to producing beautiful books, they are a delight to work with. Press Release from Unicorn: Unicorn acquires Santa Fe artist Fatima Ronquillo’s Spellbound Unicorn, the visual art imprint of […]

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

May 1, 2018

I am very pleased and honored to announce my participation in a group show of wonderful artists at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. “GenNext: Future So Bright” opens this Friday, May 4 and runs through November 25, 2018. Please come and celebrate the opening fiesta this Friday from 5:30 […]

“Mythologies” show

“Mythologies” show

February 21, 2018

The Meyer Gallery in Park City, Utah presents a solo exhibition of paintings inspired by classical mythologies in Ovid’s Metapmorhoses. Please celebrate with us on opening night this Friday, February 23, 5-7pm.

RedMilk Meets Fatima Ronquillo

RedMilk Meets Fatima Ronquillo

February 5, 2018

Thank you very much to Chiara Manzoni and RedMilk Magazine, the fashion and culture magazine based in Milan, Italy for a wonderful interview. Interview by Chiara Manzoni in RedMilkMagazine on February 1, 2018 JEWELRY OR PAINTINGS? DISCOVER THE WORLD OF FATIMA IN THE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW. What is the relationship that you create with your works? I always wish […]

Venus Triumphant

Venus Triumphant

December 6, 2017

New work available at Meyer Gallery, Santa Fe… “Venus Triumphant” 24×18 inches, oil on panel

“Mad Enchantment” solo show

“Mad Enchantment” solo show

September 14, 2017

“There is a mad enchantment that possess the heart and mind when confronted by the possibilities glimpsed through visions of beauty and love…” Santa Fe artist Fatima Ronquillo has created a body of work that is inspired by a feeling of intoxicating adoration. Her cherub-like subjects participate in situations of blind love set during springtime’s […]

Cupbearer with Ornate Hawk Eagle

Cupbearer with Ornate Hawk Eagle

July 12, 2017

“Cupbearer with Ornate Hawk Eagle” 30×24 inches, oil on canvas. Now available at Meyer Gallery, Santa Fe for my upcoming “Mad Enchantment” solo show opening on September 15, 2017. Falconers have started appearing in my paintings ever since I read Helen Macdonald’s novel H is for Hawk. I was struck by the bond developed by the […]

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Los Angeles Times

“These jewel-like paintings intuitively fuse different aesthetic traditions, folk art and old master, with natural grace and an uncanny quality that may be a species of magic.”

 

American Arts Quarterly

“… embraces her forebears not just intellectually but with her heart as well. Honest art is art worth paying attention to.”

 

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