SUMMER SPOT - a sweet little landscape
This delicate piece was done on a vintage natural slate roofing shingle.
NOTE: THESE ARE EXTREMELY FRAGILE, YET LOVELY!
I first prepped the slate tile, leaving it in its beautiful natural state (nicks, chips and cracks and drill holes are included), then I create my portrait with acrylic paint. After allowing the art piece to settle for 24 hours, and then receives 2 to 4 coats of acrylic sealer. Please note, this is NOT to be used as outdoors - even though it is sealed. It is a piece of art for display and decorative purposes only. Moisture resting on the tile can still cause damage to your beautiful painting.
To display, please feel free to stand this up on a shelf or in a sturdy table top easel.
One of a Kind - Original Signed Painting Only - No Digital Prints!
This is a smoke free home - Many Thanks for Looking
Born in Jamaica, NY in 1953, Stacey Torres is an African American folk artist and writer living in New Castle, IN. Her primary focus are the female landscape, painted with an abundance of brilliant color with various media, including watercolor, oil pastels, acrylics and ink, inspired by her Caribbean heritage.
As a self-taught artist, Ms. Torres' love of art began at a very early age. In the summer of 2014, she began to paint after a 40 year hiatus. Spending time with her mother, who was in her final stages of Alzheimer's, Stacey began to translate her emotions and journey on canvas, using her art as therapy.
“When the word, “artist” began to appear behind my name, I embraced my lost gift, and painted life as I see it. Art is my exercise in emotional expression; a way of holding onto things I cherish; documenting visions, impressions and dreams. I could write a journal or blog, however, my visions need to be seen … At times, I feel messages from beyond, like small glimpses of my past as ancestral folktales emerge with splashes of color. These primitive images of pleasingly imperfect subjects are bits of me; things I'm compelled to celebrate. I suppose I'm guilty of living through my own art by proxy.” Stacey Torres
Recipient of Indiana Lt. Governor & State Treasurer Hoosier Women Artists
Richmond Art Museum's Holiday Art Mart
Whitewater Valley Arts Association Regional Exhibit
Annual Fall Show Art Association of Henry County, IN
Flava Fresh Annual Juried Multi Exhibition Presentation Series of Contemporary Art in Indy
Hoosier Women In Art
Twitter Art Show NYC
Will Vawter Art Show, Hancock Art Association
Naturally Inspired Juried Paint-Out, Indianapolis Zoo
Inspired by Dreams Exhibit; Indiana Interchurch Center
HE[art] Project Art Exhibit: CHIP-Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention
COLOR STORM: If Not Now; When? - Janice Mason Art Museum, Cadiz, KY 2017
LIVING IN COLOR – Art Association of Henry County, IN 2017
Henry Community Health, New Castle, IN 2017
Sacred Roots Midwifery & Birth Center, Indianapolis, IN 2018
Stacey Torres' art has also been licensed for episodes of CBS TV's Criminal Minds (Season 10)
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