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Ascension

about most of my works. Unloose the Beauty also deals with a portal. Openings are liminal in nature. In an opening one is not in one place or the other, it’s a kind of mystical space that can be transformative. The figure in this piece is very dramatic and dynamic. Balletic in a way. The sculptural figure in the center holds a sheath of wheat signifying nurturing and strength. Water in this piece and in many of my works, signifies also a sort of mystical material, it represents baptism in one definition but more encompassing, a source of life and regeneration. The architectural fragmentation in both of the pieces creates

ambiguity in terms of my spatial sensibility as it houses and provides context for the figures, it contributes heavily to the liminality of the works. We have really appreciated the vibrancy of thoughtful nuances of the pieces as Standing Woman and Through the Arc, that show that vivacious tones are not striclty indespensable to create tension and dynamics. How did you come about settling on your color palette? And how much does your own psychological make-up determine the nuances of tones you

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