Photograph of Artist ELIO LOPEZ
ELIO LOPEZ
Tampa, Florida - United States



Original Artworks (6)

Elio Lopez; Composition, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil and collage on canvas ...
Elio Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Elio Lopez; La Maskara, 2005, Original Painting Other, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  Resist Painting, Acrylic, latex rubber, GAC polymers, and indus. resins ...
Elio Lopez
Original Other Painting, 2005
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Elio Lopez; Mujer Con Sombrero 1, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 26 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil on wood ...
Elio Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
18 x 26 inches (45.7 x 66.0 cm)
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Elio Lopez; Mujer Con Sombrero 2, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 26 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil on canvas ...
Elio Lopez
Original Oil Painting, 2007
26 x 30 inches (66.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Elio Lopez; Banadoras Nocturna 2, 2005, Original Painting Other, 36 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241  Resist painting, Acrylic, latex, GAC polymers, industrial resins on wood panel ...
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Original Other Painting, 2005
36 x 48 inches (91.4 x 121.9 cm)
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Elio Lopez; El Abrazo, 2007, Original Painting Other, 5 x 6 feet. Artwork description: 241 Resist painting, Acrylic, latex rubber, GAC polymers, and indus. resins on wood panel ...
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Original Other Painting, 2007
5 x 6 feet (1.52 x 1.83 m)
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Artist Statement

Expressionism through color, depth, and the deconstruction of form Sight. Seeing. How do we see? Is it simply through optic sensations that we view and judge the world around us? Our circumstances? Or is there some deeper, psychological process we are/are not aware of at play? To what extent of what we see is colored by our own personal psychology? The psychology of our environment? Our society? What I ultimately love most about painting over all other mediums, is the flexibility allowed the artist. While the same may be said of other mediums, for me, this is especially true with painting. Recent technological developments in materials has decreased the medium's limitations. Now more than ever a wide variety of possibilities to express oneself exists. Currently the images Iím working with come from a long tradition in European (especially Spanish) painting. By searching for new ways to approach and create these archaic images, I seek to find a new way of self-expression. I believe that most, if not all, great art is born of struggle between the things that limit us, that stand between what we want and what we can control. Each attempt at deconstructing the images, either through color combinations or the manipulation of lines and structure, is unique unto itself. Each approach is guided by my thoughts and emotions at the time. It is during the process of building the work that even more changes occur, so that the final effect is more ...   Read More