GLORIA MURIEL " Within the Tomb of the Red Queen" Painting. 24" x 36" acrylic painting on canvas.
Within the Tomb of the Red Queen depicts the spirit of an unknown Mayan noblewoman whose burial remains were found painted and covered in red cinnabar powder. The tomb is located in the ancient Maya city of Palenque, in Chiapas, Mexico.
Gloria Muriel is a fine and urban artist, recognizable by her surreal character portraits done with brush, roller, and spray can. Her work can be found in San Diego, Tijuana, Mexicali, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Buenos Aires, A central theme of her work is in the depiction of unfolding life patterns found in nature.