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Art is often an intimate expression of life's moments, woven together with passion, memories, and creativity. For those who haven't yet experienced Maria DeAngelo's solo exhibit, 'Pick A Card,' the clock is ticking. The exhibit concludes its captivating journey this Friday, October 27, 2023.
🎨 A Creative Exploration of Life's Scraps
Maria DeAngelo's body of work is a collection of vibrant mixed-media acrylics, thoughtfully presented on cards. These cards, filled with love, history, and personal fragments, reveal the essence of her life. The journey she embarked on during her residency at Arlene's has manifested in a rich and diverse array of artwork that resonates deeply with viewers.
🌼 From Love Letters to Balloon Fragments: A Visual Chronicle of Life
This exhibition is a profound exploration of how we encounter life itself. Maria's work breathes life into love letters that once belonged to her parents, fragments of mylar birthday balloons, and even humble paint-stained paper towels. With each piece, Maria takes us on a journey to find the extraordinary in the ordinary.
🎨 The Art of Color Limitation
Maria's creative process introduces an intriguing challenge—limiting her background color palette to just five hues. These colors serve as a vital bridge between the diverse life collages and the final layer of intricate flora. The selection of flowers as her subjects carries a profound message: much like life's fleeting moments, the lifespan of flowers is short and profoundly influenced by the world around them.
🌸 Discovering Beauty in Small Moments
In Maria's view, life is a rich tapestry, woven from the interactions, environments, and choices we've made and will make. We are all a patchwork quilt of our past and our present, embracing both the beautiful and the weathered. Maria encourages us to seek the beauty in small moments and to actively create positive change, enriching our own lives as well as those of others.
✨ Experience 'Pick A Card' Before It's Gone
As this remarkable exhibit takes its final bow, don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in Maria DeAngelo's vibrant world of art and life. Each piece is a chapter, each card a story, and together, they paint a portrait of the beauty that surrounds us.
🌼✨ Thank you, Maria DeAngelo, for sharing your artistic journey with us. Your work is a testament to the incredible beauty that can be found in the smallest of moments. 'Pick A Card' is a reflection of life, love, and the limitless beauty within both. Don't let this exhibition pass you by; come and experience it for yourself before it's too late.