"I began painting while I was still very young. My first works were textile painting, and murals for children's rooms."
"I was born in Minas Gerais where I began painting while I was still very young. My first works were textile paintings and murals for children's rooms.
"By the beginning of the 1980s, I had formed a family. I began working in the fine arts, particularly painting and woodcut prints. At that time, I graduated in visual arts so as to increase my technical skills.
"During the years that followed, I produced a great deal of work and matured as an artist. I participated in art collectives where I received several awards, including first place in the Salão de Centenário de Teresópolis. I was honored to be chosen for one of the ten top works in the First Biannual Women's Art Exhibit in Stockholm, Sweden."
Since 1995, Aurora Bicalho has lived and worked in the state of Rio de Janeiro. She almost always uses strong and mystic colors to elicit inspiring beauty from nature and people as she works in her own intuitive style. She has shown her work in several Brazilian venues as well as in the Brazilian Embassy in Rome and in the Hanne Brehm Gallery in Zurich.
By Jerry A. Akita, this lovely landscape evokes autumn. Cattle move slowly across dry fields shaded by rustling leaves, and birds wheel and soar overhead. The Ghanaian artist works with found objects – dry leaves, wood shavings and sawdust.
Fishermen mend nets and vendors hawk their wares as families enjoy a sunny afternoon at the beach. Jerry A. Akita creates a vibrant scene from the Ghanaian seashore. Working with found objects, he depicts houses and palm trees, birds and boats in a joyous....read more
Jerry A. Akita depicts Ajor village on the outskirts of Accra in this elegant mixed media work. People go about their daily chores while cattle graze beneath shade trees. The hamlet's name is a Ga word meaning "peace," beautifully expressed through found....read more
Traditional homes cluster beneath tall trees in a peaceful West African landscape. Cattle graze nearby beneath a radiant sun in Abokobi, on the outskirts of Accra. "I happened to visit the village while on a holiday," Jerry A. Akita says. "It has a rural....read more
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