Art

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You’ll often find me painting and doodling around town while I wait for notoriously late Costeño appointments. I’ve been an “art kid” all my life and I find much inspiration along the colorful Colombian coast.

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Vueltiao 6″ x 4.5″ Acrylic + Watercolor

A true icon in Costeño culture, the Sombrero Vueltiao. I’m not sure if it’s just pueblo chisme (gossip) but its said that president Bill Clinton rocked one when he visited Cartagena as well as Pope John Paul II. Mostly, I just see the manly man farmers wear them around town, but only when they aren’t busy wearing their American baseball caps.

 

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Tinto 6″ x 4.5″ Acrylic + Watercolor

This inspiration came as I sat curbside for about 4 hours waiting for a local association director to finally step into office. This tinto (coffee) cart can often be seen hulled around town at the prime hours of 6 A.M.-12 P.M. Offering everything from Coffee, hot chocolate, Avena (oatmeal drink) and tea.

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Psst 6″ x 4.5″ Acrylic + Watercolor

This collage was inspired by all the sounds you’ll hear in a typical Colombian pueblo. From moto’s zipping past to the avocado man shouting at the top of his lungs, really you can probably hear him from China if you really listen closely.

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Ode to Britto 24″ x 36″ Acrylic

A painting I drew for Paul for Christmas 2016. Our PC budgets are slim so gift giving always welcomes some form of creativity. I was inspired by Romero Britto, a very popular artist back home in Miami.