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Aurelio G.D. Mendoza
Artist Architect Scenographer
Trilogy: El Camino Real
La Ofrenda 1936
"Offering to the New God" depicts the indigenous people of Mexico giving offerings of fruit, flowers and game to Jesus on the cross as Fray Zumarraga stands in observance. Another Franciscan friar stands side-by-side with an Aztec leader bowing in reverence.
Fray Junipero Serra 1976
Always forward. Fray Junipero Serra signaling the way to follow.
Mision San Diego de Alcala 1976
Fray Junipero Serra stands with the architect of the San Diego mission, Fr. Jose Sanchez as they oversee the construction of the mission. Diegueno, a name given to the Mission San Diego neophytes, work in the foreground and distant background while Spanish soldiers, called soldados de cuera, walk up the path.
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