Ignite

Ignite

Regular price
$300.00
Sale price
$300.00

Hands​ ​are​ ​an​ ​important​ ​symbol​ ​across​ ​many​ ​belief​ ​system.​ ​In​ ​some​ ​religions,​ ​the​ ​hand​ ​is​ ​a symbol​ ​of​ ​knowledge,​ ​judgement,​ ​and​ ​direction,​ ​while​ ​others​ ​study​ ​the​ ​hands interconnected​ ​relationship.​ ​Hands​ ​also​ ​play​ ​an​ ​important​ ​part​ ​in​ ​communication,​ ​language, and​ ​cultural​ ​identity.​ ​Being​ ​raised​ ​in​ ​a​ ​large​ ​and​ ​loud​ ​Italian​ ​family,​ ​I​ ​speak​ ​with​ ​my​ ​hands!​ ​The more​ ​passionate​ ​I​ ​become​ ​about​ ​a​ ​subject,​ ​the​ ​more​ ​I​ ​use​ ​my​ ​hands​ ​in​ ​a​ ​gestural​ ​language.​ ​In this​ ​series,​ ​I​ ​study​ ​hands​ ​as​ ​a​ ​form​ ​of​ ​mindfulness.​ ​I​ ​created​ ​these​ ​paintings​ ​under​ ​different circumstances​ ​(non-dominant​ ​to​ ​dominant,​ ​limited​ ​color​ ​options,​ ​etc.),​ ​self​ ​timed​ ​activities, or​ ​simply​ ​as​ ​a​ ​way​ ​to​ ​balance​ ​myself​ ​back​ ​into​ ​my​ ​artistic​ ​practice.​ ​Hands​ ​are​ ​a​ ​subject​ ​I​ ​will always​ ​come​ ​back​ ​to​ ​as​ ​a​ ​continuous​ ​series​ ​of​ ​development.

The original painting is an oil painting on Gallery Wrapped Heavy Duty Canvas 20 in x 20 in. This painting is currently only available as an original.