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Memories

23.75"W x 29.75"H x 1.5"D

$750 (Shipping Included)

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Deanna Fainelli

Palm Desert, CA

Medium: Collage

Subject Tags: country, wine, russian, sonoma, contemporary, mixed media, vintage, love, urban, mixed-media, car, transportation, soviet

Media: photography, collage, mixed media, painting

Size: 23.75"W x 29.75"H x 1.5"D

Year Created: 2018

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Creative inspiration comes when you least expect it. When I was searching for the perfect background for this piece I knew I wanted something that would add an element of mystery and help tell a story. When I found a of Soviet era magazines I knew I had found a match. Acrylic paint, paper and original image on wood panel. Wired and ready to hang.

Exploration = inspiration. What a thrill to get lost in a new city or to discover a side of town you've never experienced. It's the untold story I hope to find that gets me excited – to imagine the history behind a place stripped of its facade and to discover beauty where its least expected. The most inspiring places are real, sometimes grimy, often boldly colorful, and always loaded with layers of raw character. To reveal that character I embrace flaws, even emphasize them, with techniques that make sporadic imperfections an integral part of the final piece. It all works best when I create intuitively. The process of layering and manipulating materials, like acrylic paint and paper to emulate the effects of time, adds texture and color that help tell our unique stories. Currently based in the Palm Springs area, you'll find me cruising the streets on a sporty blue bike. I have been a featured artist in CB2 stores and I primarily show my work through online galleries, as wells as in various venues in California, including SFMOMA Artist Gallery at Fort Mason. Visit my website deannafainelli.com

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