The inspiration behind my latest piece "The Hanging Of Angelique" for the Black History Month "From There to Now" show Artusiasm.
Marie-Joseph Angélique was a young woman from Portugal. Angélique was a slave owned by Thérèse de Couagne de Francheville in Montréal.
In 1734, she was charged with arson after a fire destroyed Montréal’s merchants' quarter. It was alleged that. She was convicted, tortured and hanged.
It's still unknown if she was the culprit, Angélique’s story has come to symbolize Black resistance and freedom.
It's just so sad that even after almost 300 years that this is still relevant in the world today!
We as a nation must stand together and stop the spreading of this prejudice, hate and ignorance. It's our job NOT!!! to repeat history.
My ultimate goal as an artist is to interpret my inspiration & passion in a new and interesting way.
I am inspired by many things like History, Mythology, World Culture and Music. My artistic style also varies from Fashion Illustration, Mixed Media, Graphic Design, Abstract, Abstract Expressionism, Cubism and Modern Art to Jewellery Design.
I work in many mediums such as Watercolour, Ink, Charcoal, Chalk, Pencil, Coloured Pencil, Acrylic and Oils.
Even though I use a wide variety of mediums and styles the common threads that you will always see in some aspect of ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.