Size: 12"W x 12"H x 1"D
Year Created: 2016
Ready to Hang
I'm fascinated by comets, asteroids and skulls. I anted to combine my love of atronomy with collages and came up with this. The overall theme is the life/death cycle. Life and death are so intertwined and even more so in the broader scope of astronomy which demonstrates that energy and matter is not lost after eath but all matter is recycled back into the universe. In that sense there really is no life or death but an endless transference of one into the other. The concept of such a cyclical state of being I am not ever sure has a word to describe it yet. I any case great universal concepts rolled trough my head with this piece. The hand arcing towards the skies symbolizes mans willingness to disrupt and intention to tamper with the unbroken cycle. This image is framed in a matte-black metal with its glass supended on acrylic innerspace and is ready to hang.
My name is Evan Michaels Estrada and I am a San Antonio based artist and musician whose primary genres of painting are in the vein of abstract and expressionism. Through these genres I have come to define my personal art as being the mode of communication between myself, others and the nature of reality as told through the vocabulary of color, shape, and form as opposed to drawing strictly from topical stimuli and more so exploring the reactionary emotional element of the medium. I was originally raised in Anchorage, AK before returning to Texas. In 2009 I began to study art and music at Northwest Vista College where I was first exposed to the artworks of Max Ernst, Jean Michele Basquiat and Jackson Pollack from whom inspired me to start painting. Currently I am a Picture Framer at Kurt Youngbloods Framing and Art.