|    HOME     |     back to ARTISTS LIST    |

Karla Valle-Griffith

Biography and Artist Statement

Nicaraguan born artist, January 24, 1966. I have dedicated myself passionately to the art of oil painting for 15 years. Among my work I have done 19 collective and one personal exhibition.
I Conducted studies in the plastic arts under the guidance of well known Nicaraguan artists.

At first I was inspired on expressing the look of paper in my oil paintings. From there my interest followed to ripped, torn paper, and finally to broken ceramics. I began my works with hyperrealistic techniques but now I find myself with a tendency towards abstractionism found in the broken ceramics. To me these broken ceramics represent the fragility of humanity and the intensity of brightness of colors on the background represent our optimism for life.