Happy February !

Olympia | SOLD

Patricia-DeLeon

12” x 12” x 2.25” | mixed media on Baltic birch

Several years ago Olympia was a partner in one of my favorite adventures in Athens + Istanbul.  She is the youngest sister in a family I adore whose matriarch is a fashion visionary + master seamstress.

“Our collective hunger for physical proximity and face to face interactions are deeply felt.  These days seeing a complete face is a luxury -and drawing them is a source of pleasure for me."

Expressively drawn faces- real and imagined- are rendered in acrylics + oils and layered intuitively with beloved book pages, antique illustrations of flora and fauna and timeless symbols of order and harmony. 

Mixed media on Baltic birch with gold leaf.   The painting is finished with black edges +  a UV protective varnish.

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