Cornelio Campos is a shelf taught Mexican American Artist base in Durham. Mr. Campos immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico as a teeneger a journey and process that now influence many of his paintings, vibrant colors, 1 conic American Symbols, and intricate geometric patterns define Mr. Campos works through his painting, he illustrates some of the harsh realities of immigrating to America that immigrants often overlook. Moreover, he highlights deep seated political issues that contribute to Mexican immigration, including the implementation of North American free trade Agreement.
The art collection is very special to me given that I express and develop symbols of my Purepecha culture; through which I display some Pre-Columbian symbols and symbols currently used to decorate a garment or kitchen utensil. Sometimes I combine both in my own style. My purpose with art is to explore and share the roots of my Purepecha culture.
“I describe my painting as nostalgic, and they often represent my hometown of Cheran, my people and the customs of my town. I make these elements universal so that others can relate to them.”