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LEFT TO PONDER by Fernanda Martinez
May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
One event on May 7, 2022 at 12:00 pm
One event on May 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm
LEFT TO PONDER: An Exhibition by Fernanda Martínez
Opening Friday, May 6 @ 6pm Artist Talk
Saturday May 7 & 14, Noon – 5pm
My work references nature, it focuses on transformation. I describe my process as experimental and intuitive, where reflection is present in every aspect. My inspiration comes fundamentally from memory and observation, along with personal experience.
In my creative practice I construct paintings where colors and shapes are more than simple elements; I think about each piece as a unique entity that comes to life as the process evolves. My intention is to generate reactions and make people question their own experiences. I want to contemplate people’s emotions.
My paintings are visual stories, holding many hours of self-conversations and joy.
-Fernanda Martínez , April 2022, Oakland.
Fernanda Martínez is an Oakland based artist and founder of La Tinta Art. Through her abstract paintings and murals, she aims to inspire admiration of the beauty in the ordinary and prompt a reconnection with the natural world. With an experimental and intuitive approach to her work, Martínez’s pieces are unique statements that represent feelings of connection, expansion, and growth.