This 24x30 acrylic on canvas portrait of a young man is rooted amidst the comforting patterns of nature. Through a blanket of leaves in hues of forest, olive and lime green the thought provoking image is asking us to view the subject in his natural state not as how society represents him.Mixed medium of gold leaf affixed to canvas in a floating pattern. Subject has a white design printed around the right drawing the viewer in.This is a one-of-a-kind original.
More About the Artist
Delgreta's artwork expresses universal themes of love, hope, music, prosperity, exploration / navigation, technology and spirituality. These themes are influenced by her perspectives on being a woman of the African Diaspora.Delgreta served as Youth Artist for the Sacramento County Children and Families Commission (1999-2000). She is a self-taught artist who completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Xavier University of Louisiana in 2005. Since 2008, the Contemporary and Afrofuturism Visual Artist has exhibited her artwork with Northern California and Bay Area galleries, art institutions and a few museums. She is a grant recipient of the Center for Cultural Innovation. Currently, she is a recipient of the 'Sower' Grant" from the Black Artists Fund (BAF).