Size: 24"W x 18"H x 0.8"D
Year Created: 2018
Ready to Hang
This piece started with my admiration for facial expressions, and how universal they are while conveying different meaning to each person. Upon deploying the initial sketch, I decided to blend warm and cool colors, representing the different interpretations our gestures suggest. The concept lead me to the title, severance: the action of ending a connection.
Born and raised in a small town in Tamaulipas, Mexico, Vanessa Rodriguez now currently resides in Mission, Texas. Fascinated by the diversity of features in people both from Mexico and the United States, Vanessa's work focuses mostly on portraiture to convey a wide range of emotions. As an artist, Vanessa is constantly evolving, and currently attends the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley,