Size: 16"W x 20"H x 1.5"D
Year Created: 2018
I stumbled on this photograph online one day and was compelled to recreate it in my own way. I can't take credit for the original inspiration, nor can I find the source to credit such creativity! However, these hands struck me as fearsome and vulnerable all at once. Imperfection is beauty.
As most introductions begin, I'll start with my name. I am Leimomi (hence where Momi stems from). I am the fourth generation and first born to receive that as my given Hawaiian name. Although I am an artist based out of Northern Colorado, my years spent living abroad the country has contributed to much of who I am today. Each place I've lived has truly taken a part of me and me of it. I have been painting for over four years now. Throughout that time my relationship with Art has been a fickle one. Only recently though have I discovered painting in such a way that reflects myself in my work. Believe it or not, it's not as easily said then done. As any rookie, I am ready and eager to see where this all takes me. If not up, then forward...