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Grace Ashruf Aruba

http://www.graceashruf.com graceashruf@gmail.com My relocations and my longing for the house that I can no longer call home, has influenced my work. The horizons, in their stillness, become an image of light and strength with their quietness symbolizing the future and hope. Past ex­ periences, one building upon the other like the layers of the earth. Using a textured technique, the earthlayers begin to deepen by triggering fantasies about the mystery of our earth.In contrast, the water represents the force of living. Each boat floating upon its surface is a symbolic represen­ tation of a person, family or group of people. The ongoing rhythm of the water and the dynamic power of the sea seem to propel the journey through the sea. Sometimes it is too fast or rough, other times it may seem too smooth or wild but each one is sailing under the colorful canopy of the sky into an endless liberty all their own.The Abstract Col­ lection explores the intrinsic ability of our human hands and mind, the creativity that ancient humanity has had in the past and can still express in our modern, technology satu­ rated world. Layers of intuitive, freeform scribbling are in­ corporated with a textured base of ancient Native American symbols (also known as the “first writings”) in a contempo­ rary design.

Universal (Acrylic on canvas)

One Day (Acrylic on canvas)

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Inspiration Art Book vol 2017  

Gathering top award-winning artists around the globe in different styles – from abstract to floral, using acrylic or oil, painting landscape...

Inspiration Art Book vol 2017  

Gathering top award-winning artists around the globe in different styles – from abstract to floral, using acrylic or oil, painting landscape...

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