Size: 24"W x 24"H x 1.5"D
Year Created: 2016
Ready to Hang
Hedy Lamarr was the focus of this series. I always loved how much of a talented actress she was as well as her contribution to the world with her invention of frequency hopping technology. Each piece I created is meant to show her beauty in a way that represents her as an actress and the technology she created. The colors are influenced by the end of broadcast message on television.
Sammy Lopez is an artist born and raised in the 716 (Buffalo, NY) with a life long passion for visual arts. After leaving the art world for several years to serve in the U.S. military he has returned to his passion. In his work he combines his worldly knowledge with a foundation in hip-hop and respect for many great artists, those of the arts and of the mic. He predominantly uses acrylic and mixed media on canvas to communicate his art. From this, Sammy recreates the dying pulse of an inner-city with new life, shines light on the gritty misfortune of the downtrodden, and brings some “hood” to fine art and vice versa. Underneath his collective experience, and where the continuing growth of his art is taking him, his message is simple: “Mind Elevation.” With that concept he has adopted the pseudonym.....SL Elevate