Visual Art

“I had to live my life as I saw it.”

COMING OF AGE IN MISSISSIPPI, Anne Moody

Masks Off | Visual Art

Masks Off | Visual Art

Masks Off I am an avid Halloweener. My family cultivated a lasting love of dressing up and thriving in the throng of decorated houses and costumed kids that will resonate in my heart forever. It’s a time when everyone can cast aside their inhibitions and be...
Two Leaves | Visual Art

Two Leaves | Visual Art

Two Leaves All of my pictures are manipulated photographs. After publishing three novels, I turned to making pictures seven years ago when I began to experience vision problems that prevented me from reading or writing except for very brief stretches. I fell in love...
Mint Kisser | Visual Art

Mint Kisser | Visual Art

Mint Kisser This piece was inspired by my time living in the City of Brotherly Love. After growing up in the secluded hollers of the Appalachian Mountains, Philadelphia was new and inspiring, and I wanted to capture a small piece of it for myself. “Mint Kisser” is a...
Illegal Mickey | Visual Art

Illegal Mickey | Visual Art

Illegal Mickey This is a metaphor for all those people who have come to the United States in an irregular way and who through time have contributed greatly to the development of the nation. Hector Ledesma’s art is influenced by western culture fused with...
Coffin Birth | Visual Art

Coffin Birth | Visual Art

Coffin Birth In the year 2019 US laws stripping women away from freedoms sparked major controversy. This illustration was inspired by the rare kind of postmortem delivery occurring during the decomposition of a pregnant body. I feel the viewer will make their own...
PR(L)AY for Peace | Visual Art

PR(L)AY for Peace | Visual Art

PR(L)AY For Peace Acrylic on canvas, found objects, 100 x 140 cm, 2018 In the life of modern man, we’ve come to encounter many expressions with the prefix “Fake”. We hear it from the first persons of the state on TV or read it in the publications of internet...

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