Gina Alicea

Artist bio

Gina Alicea is a well-known artist, educator, and spiritual practitioner. Gina has a Master of Fine Arts and a Master in Education. She received the Excellence in Teaching award from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools in 2015 and has been teaching art since 1990.

She is a renowned practicing and exhibiting artist. She has created large scale commissions for the Institute of Cultural Affairs and the Centers for Spiritual Living. She has participated in artist residency and exchange programs in Japan, Spain, Kenya, Tanzania, and Costa Rica. View her work at: 
Gina is a licensed Spiritual Practitioner through the Centers for Spiritual Living. Gina is a ministerial student at Emerson Theological Institute working towards a doctorate degree.


Painted Prayer



Artist Statement

This painting represents the fire or shield that is created around me when I pray. The prayer energy is so strong it literally creates heat and feels like fire!

How it fits into contest

At times we say a word of prayer over ourselves to create a protective shield or armor, so that no weapon formed against shall prosper.

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