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WE’RE ALL ALIKE ART INSTALLATION OF DRAWINGS
As a species, we share biological and physiological features but, as humans we have sociological and spiritual similitudes that make us the most powerful leading mammal on the planet.
Even though humans share one hundred percent of the same genes, the orders contained within the genes are not entirely identical. Each person is unique. Despite differences caused by specific geographical areas of origin and orders in DNA we keep the most basic and fundamental characteristics.
We’re All Alike is an installation of a series of 24 charcoal drawings (22 x 27 inches each approximately) exploring these similitudes we all share through portraiture. Inspired by the tradition of Gold Glass Roman Medallions portraying noted persons such as kings, queens and the wealthy, this series takes the simplicity of the work itself presenting the traditional bust of the individual over a black background allowing the power of his/her personality to emerge. We’re …

Spiritual transformation of Art

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Being born in a city so eclectic such as Mexico City and later moving to New Orleans has greatly influenced and expressed in my Art. My devotion for Art began at an early age, continued and developed through studies of Art History and analysis of the Masters’ works in Latin America and Europe.
It has been a great pleasure to attend the oldest Art Academy in the Americas, the National School of Visual Arts, Old Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City. I have been fortunate to study under renowned Masters Gilberto Aceves and Luis Rene Alva.  Studying Art in Mexico provided the privilege of being a disciple of the well-known Mexican muralist Manuel Guillen-Campos Huici (Guillman) and Dr. Teresa del Conde at the Rufino Tamayo Museum in Mexico City.
My work has been of a contemporary nature and explored surrealistic ideas using figure as an important element in the visual story. Presently, I find myself in a period of rediscovery as an artist with a profound classic figurative training, deve…

Abstract V

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Acrylic, sand and gold leaf on canvas 36x24 in

Abstract IV

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"The Last One Standing"

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"The Last One Standing" Acrylic and gold leaf on canvas 24 x 30 in.
Poem by E.E. Cummings:
"I thank you God for this amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of skye and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."

SYMPHONY OF GREEN

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"SYMPHONY OF GREEN" ACRYLIC ON CANVAS 24 x 30 IN

HOW SHOULD IT FEEL...

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"HOW SHOULD IT FEEL..." ACRYLIC ON CANVAS 30 x 30 IN