Artist bio

Crystel Conde is a Visual Artist with a specialization in painting from the School of Arts, at the University of San Carlos de Guatemala, she is also a Technical Draftsman with a diploma in Art and Design from the Center for Tuscany Creative Education in Guatemala, Member of the X-PERIMENTA group of Contemporary Art. It has different collective pictorial exhibitions, it has the creation of murals in the interior of Guatemala in the project of art and tourism, a country with more color of INGUAT. She is currently a professor of painting and drawing for children in the Fidelis ad artem association. Her visual work is oriented to observation and investigation, employing the use of pictorial techniques such as acrylic, oil, watercolor, etc. With a warm color palette, it makes use of experimentation with materials from its surroundings and nature. His proposal is abstract and sometimes figurative, with a Guatemalan theme, even themes of introspection, creating sensory stimuli for the viewer that allows him to freely imagine, identify and interpret.


A través de mis miedos / Trough my fears



Artist Statement

My work is an abstract and materic art representation, made in relation to a personal introspection during the time and space that we are living this pandemic in the whole world.

In the process of my work I have used acrylic paint on canvas and also corn hairs to make the noise texture, I have used them because corn is a representation of our Mayan and Guatemalan roots and my painting has this essence.

How it fits into contest

My painting it is a sample of the battle that is fought spiritually, mentally and emotionally during this time, where uncertainty and fear have become present and this is the moment that I have in mind that as a daughter of God I must strengthen myself in him, and get dress in armor to stand firm against any threat from the devil. In Ephesians 6: 10-20 he tells us that our fight or battle is against the rulers of darkness of this century, against spiritual hosts of evil in the celestial regions, which we cannot physically see and therefore I must be firm in the bad day, bearing in mind his truth, justice, the gospel of peace, faith, the helmet of salvation and his word. This is the armor represented on the canvas through the colors in the middle of the darkness and the noise that may be or exist due to the threats of the enemy, keeping me firm in the battle.


Crystel Conde Barillas
I am the author of the piece of art, i made it.

How to Purchase this Artwork

My work is an original painting, made by me in 2020. Acrylic on canvas, it is unpublished, it has not been exhibited anywhere else. It is available for sale, it has no replica, it is unique Its price is $ 300 plus shipping costs. Contact me at my email

Other Goods & Services Available from this Artist

I teach experimental painting and drawing for boys and girls ages 8 and up. I am a member of the xperimenta collective, we create contemporary art and do art and experimentation and theory workshops.

Instagram @xperimentagt

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