Reed Thomason

An Alebrije Named Seallac (2022)
Oil pastel
12″ x 18″

An alebrije is brightly colored Mexican folk art of fantastical creatures, taking elements from different animals and the artist’s imagination to create a magical being. This artwork, titled An Alebrije Named Seallac, is an oil pastel capturing the artist’s interpretation of the alebrijes within his imagination. He says his alebrije named Seallac will help humans who live near the ocean and the spiral on its belly symbolizes peace and unity.