This body of work is a simple narrative of the Mayan Cosmo-vision, better known as Calendar. 58 different size canvases integrate 17 acrylic paintings to depict the ancient iconography within a contemporary vision. The artist becomes once again, an instrument to communicate, enhance and share the knowledge of one of the most accurate cultures on earth.
Jesus Mora was born in 1971 in Naucalpan, Mexico. In 1995 studied drawing and painting in “Casa de la Cultura de Chapultepec” and a Community Centre “Unidad Cuahutemoc” in Mexico. Two years later he started his studies in Toronto School of Art. He registered at Ontario College of Art in 2000-2004 in the Drawing and Painting program and travel to Florence, Italy in his third year of the program. For the past few years he had participated in several art projects, exhibitions, workshops, artist residencies and festivals. In 2011 was awarded with the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.