Photograph of Artist SHEILA FRAGA
SHEILA FRAGA
Hialeah, Florida - United States



Original Artworks (8)

Sheila Fraga; Charity, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 45 x 41 inches. Artwork description: 241  selfportrait ...
Sheila Fraga
Original Oil Painting, 2009
45 x 41 inches (114.3 x 104.1 cm)
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Sheila Fraga; Mamey, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 44 inches. Artwork description: 241  Woman as a fruit ...
Sheila Fraga
Original Oil Painting, 2009
36 x 44 inches (91.4 x 111.8 cm)
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Sheila Fraga; Island, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 44 inches. Artwork description: 241  Woman as an Island  ...
Sheila Fraga
Original Oil Painting, 2009
36 x 44 inches (91.4 x 111.8 cm)
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Sheila Fraga; Couple, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  naked couple ...
Sheila Fraga
Original Oil Painting, 2009
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Sheila Fraga; ATERRIZA, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 41 x 45 inches. Artwork description: 241  selfportrait with bird ...
Sheila Fraga
Original Oil Painting, 2009
41 x 45 inches (104.1 x 114.3 cm)
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Sheila Fraga; EL ANGEL HABLO, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  maternity and spirituality ...
Sheila Fraga
Original Oil Painting, 2009
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Sheila Fraga; Before That, 2008, Original Pastel Oil, 39.5 x 27.5 inches. Artwork description: 241  erotic figure ...
Sheila Fraga
Original Oil Pastel, 2008
39.5 x 27.5 inches (100.3 x 69.8 cm)
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Sheila Fraga; Simarron, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 38 inches. Artwork description: 241  Afro - Cuban Culture ...
Sheila Fraga
Original Oil Painting, 2008
36 x 38 inches (91.4 x 96.5 cm)
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Artist Statement

Woman figure is the main theme of this exhibition entitled Hope. Woman body has been an inspirational and interest motive for many artists in the Art History. I had intended to take this concept in order to reflect not only the woman beauty and sensuality but also to incorporate my own living experiences within the history frame that my generation had lived. I would like to establish a dialogue between the audience and my paintings to provoke controversy and interest toward concepts of identity, spirituality and love. Characters portray feelings of love, defiance, meditation, hope, and encourage the spectator to dream. Nudity is not used to identify woman figure as a sex symbol but a bearer of feelings, spirituality, expressiveness and determination to pursue happiness and new ideas in the social scenario. The use of celestial settings depicted In the skies and clouds are implemented to reflect spirituality and its interaction with daily life. Techniques such as oil, pastel and cut-out are present in my paintings and drawings as a mean to transmit emotions and expressiveness. Its creativity that strives me to seek new ways of expression to materialize my work. To create multiple scenarios with the only objective to express my inner truth. ...