I used an image from 1525 of San Sebastian by Il Sodoma, Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, and combined it with my grandmother’s house in Diriamba to highlight the role the Catholic Church plays in sustaining and promoting homophobia.
Again I combine images of my grandmother’s house with the town’s patron, Saint Sebastian, this time adding lava.
I combine images from my grandmother’s house and the patron saint of Diriamba, San Sebastian.
El hombre mariposa orInside the TerrariumOil on canvas30×24” I have been wanting to do a painting from the point of view inside Vernon’s terrariums . El hombre mariposa also plays with nature repeating patterns both physically and metaphorically. He flies through nature in his anthropomorphic world.
Recuerdos de Nicaragua, features images Vernon took while visiting family in Nicaragua. These are set against lava filled volcanoes represented by the triangular shaped marbled paper in psychedelic colors. Plants and animal illustrations, also from volcanic regions, fill in the collage. Vernon remembers vividly the sounds made by garrobos in Nicaragua and the animals form… Continue reading Recuerdos de Nicaragua