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Artist Name

Francisco Ledesma

Born: 1952

Hometown: Aguascalientes

Based in: Aguascalientes, México

Francisco Ledesma is a visual artist and writer from Aguascalientes, Mexico, where he resides and carries out his artistic work.
The painting of Ledesma is outside the orbit of any school or trend, it is an absolutely personal work, focused on the use of techniques and procedures of application of oil created and developed by him, which makes his art original and unique. These discoveries are the product of experimentation and reflection on the field of painting. Ledesma is the creator of the technique that is entitled Oil Dispersion. His work is present on the art scene through his creative process and his interest to experiment, discover, understand and apply new knowledge, methods, techniques and ideas to the field of painting. Visual artist for the last twenty five years.

 



Francisco Ledesma In The Studio

As a contribution to the renovation of the art of painting, artist Francisco Ledesma created Oil Dispersion, a technique based on the experimentation of oil paint. Oil Dispersion deals mainly with visual effects and features such as color, texture and uncommon images. These images range from figurative to abstract, through patterns resembling fractals with organic characteristics.

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More About Francisco Ledesma

Question IconWhat inspires you?

The original and colorful artwork of Francisco Ledesma is inspired in nature, and shows attractive areas which are plenty of fractal textures, organic shapes and tremendously rich details

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

Ledesma is the author of the renowned painting technique Oil Dispersion. Ledesma works on unplanned subjects, elements, emotions, life experiences, which belong to his subconscious. He's always experimenting, in order to get different textures and color mixtures. He uses the regular oils, but changes constantly from one solvent to another

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Innovative, experimental, colorful

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

The abstract experssionist, Gerhart Richter, Picasso

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

Ledesma works with non traditional tools to manufacture his artwork.

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

Always be self-critical and do things your own way

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

My studio is my main source of inspiration. Also Nature


Collections Featuring Francisco Ledesma

5 Collections

Latin American Artists

Latin American Artists

45 Artists, 68 Products

Last updated: September 12, 2023

By Medium: Oil Paintings

By Medium: Oil Paintings

49 Artists, 67 Products

Last updated: January 25, 2023

Art for Home Offices

Art for Home Offices

42 Artists, 46 Products

Last updated: December 6, 2022


Credentials

Education

Centro de Artes Visuales

Mexico, 1995

University of Exeter

United Kingdom, 1982

Exhibitions

Dispersion

Mexico, 2016

Ritual del Silencio

Mexico, 2005