Artists document their lives in a pictorial or emotional journal... the pains, sorrows and joys of their path are imbedded in their own artwork. It is an honest historical documentation of their perception of reality. It maybe pleasant, intense, serene...A painting can be a life time of poetry, a life time of viewing or silent conversation for the viewer.
The thickness of the paint, the colors, textures, movement, balance, shape, line and symmetry or the absence of it all in a work of art, is creating something new and unique. Giving birth to new idea, that not only represents life but becomes life. The poetry of Art always brings out emotions of the interactionist. All this encompasses the viewer, that is the true artist. For new each perception is birthed a new meaning.
Imagine life without creating art? can't even imagine any one not believing in it. The creative process is linked to the process of solving problems and opening minds to science and equations not yet solved. It opens our evolution to questioning and solving our problems, physical and well as emotional.
It promotes healing and peace. I do art because I have to.
I do ART because I have too. It is such a strong and powerful medium of communication for me. It is the most creative and inventive way I communicate.
My art work evolves around my experiences of being a Chicana ...extremely tall ,farm worker, Berkeley Graduate,(In the 60's) Breast ... Read More