Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter
~Martin Luther King Jr.
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop ~Confucius
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart ~Confucius
My one regret in life is that I am not someone else ~Woody Allen
It’s not that I’m afraid to die, I just don’t want to be there when it happens
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age ~Aristotle
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work ~Aristotle
It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way ~Aristotle
Sit down and relax ~Marisol
I decided to try on Graffiti! Here are a couple sketches. Let me know what you think. Also, below is a vignette* I wrote on Graffiti awhile back. Best wishes.
Contemporary artists are many, but few are the ones who capture a visual impact on the viewers. Fine artist Arrington Magny is one of them. Arrington grew up in Mississippi and New Orleans. The success of her work has taken her to places such as Paris, and Miami—where she resides.
Arrington’ minimalistic style and artistry illuminates both her personal curiosity and a commitment to following notions of simplicity; along with the hints of discovery and suggestion, conjuring a subtle atmosphere of self-elevated design. Continue reading
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. However, words are powerful and thus, are worth a picture as well. This exhibition is about ‘words’ and ‘messages to ponder.’ At times, I feel like it is harder to communicate emotions. This is why, I use the canvas to transmit these sentiments. These words are aimed to be ‘reactions’ from my personal experiences, and my perception of society. I used acrylics, candies, glitter, and other craft materials, and different techniques to inscribe the messages (such as painting and piping—as piping a cake!).
I will share more of this body of work with you this May at the Leaside-Toronto Public Library. The best is yet to come. I hope you can visit!
Leaside-Toronto Public Library
165 McRae Dr., Toronto, ON
Solo Exhibition, ‘Words Worth Sharing’ (May 1 to 31, 2014)
By Marisol D’Andrea