Artist Javier Ramos


Artist Javier Ramos Salazar, was born in Ajijic Jalisco (Mexico), a town on the north side of Lake Chapala.  He studied Industrial Design at the University of Guadalajara for many years, however, at the age of 22 he began to paint under his own direction.  Javier is a self-taught artist with skills in a variety of mediums including pastel, acrylic, pencil, carbon, oil, and water colour. While Javier paints a wide varitey of themes, his work in still life  and portraits are highly sought after.  Javier continues to paint professionally and teach painting classes to locals and expats on a regular basis. He is living in Ajijic with his family.

Oil on canavas painting of Pomegranates with one open showing seeds by Artist Javier Ramos.


Oleo sobre lienzo 80 x 150 cms

Artist Javier Ramos, oil on canvas, depicts a older woman with grey hair carrying a bunch of calla lilies on her back.

oleo sobre lienzo
155 x 120 cms

Still life of woman draped in a sheet looking out a window with an apple on the sill paintied by Artist Javier Ramos.
Artist Javier Ramos painting an oil on canvas of the inside of an old canoe .
Oil on canvas painting of the back of a woman with baby slung on her back carrying bags of groceries by Artist Javier Ramos.

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Horse tied up outside the Chameleon Bar in Ajijic, Mexico.

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