Aj K’ayineel aq
- [Vendedor de Cerdos or The Pig Seller]
- (2003), oil on canvas
- 16 x 13 in. (40.6 x 33 cm.)
- Arte Maya Tz’utuhil, San Francisco
Original paintings and a quality limited edition prints by Myan artists from the Highlands of Guatemala are for sale through Art Maya Tz’utuhil.
All paintings are © Arte Maya Tz’utuhil for the individual artists.
About the Artist
Miguel Angel Sunu Cortez, Guatemala. Miguel Angel Sunu Cortez is a present day Tz’utuhil speaking Mayan artist from the highlands of Guatemala near the cities of San Pedro la Laguna and San Juan la Laguna.
One of the younger generation of Mayan painters, Cortez studied with Pedro Rafael Gonzalez Chavajay. His favorite theme is scenes of everyday Mayan life. Cortez has a strong desire to create paintings of quality and works slowly, completing no more that five paintings a year.