Artist bio

I'm a Canadian-Colombian multidisciplinary artist & designer working with publications, photography, printmaking, audio, & film. I'm interested in experimental and speculative critical work, activist-based themes, and film production design. My visual art and design address themes that include identity, personhood, the self, ancestry and family histories as well as psychology and surrealist expressionism.


For we are not contending against flesh and blood



Artist Statement

The meaning behind this work came to me in a dream when I was about 17 years old, in 2007. I was going through a very tough time in my life, my aunt had been killed by her partner, and our immigration status was in jeopardy. A version of this work got me into art school in Toronto, back in 2012, and I have now finished it, so many years later.

How it fits into contest

I have used the beginning of Ephesians 6:10-20 because in my heart it resonates with how this work started, the journey it went through, and the symbolism behind it. We aren't fighting against evils that we can touch and see, sometimes the pain is deeper than flesh and blood, and much more powerful than we may realize. At the end of the day, we can recognize these troubles and focus on the harmony of life instead, healing our souls.

How to Purchase this Artwork

Please contact me, as I am living in Italy and would have to sort out shipping costs. The painting itself is priced at $300 USD.

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