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The Kites of Quito | Art from Ecuador | Art Sumo

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24 in x 18 in | unframed | Acrylic on Canvas

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The Kites of Quito

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This unique piece depicts a festive winter night in the capital of Ecuador. In his signature style, Cesar Mejia playfully relays the jolly nature of the citizens of Quito with illumined kites flying in every direction. As the brightly dressed townfolk walk toward the town center with kites and hands in the air, Cesar successfully portrays his belief that the most precious and beautiful things in life are free.

Artist: Cesar Mejia

Born on the 27th of July, 1960, Cesar Mejia Alquinga demonstrated great interest in painting from a young age. His natural ability coupled with his desire to learn led him to become a student and associate of the world renowned Gonzalo Endara Crow. Throughout his career he has always lived in his and Endara’s hometown of La Merced, while exploring and excelling in different styles of painting. It is often said that his work summarizes the positive characteristics of Ecuadorian art, and this has led him to have his work featured in numerous local galleries.

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