Celeste Izquierdo is a self-taught artist born in Hoboken, NJ, who moved to Cary, NC a few years ago. She has been creating her masterpieces since the age of five and expresses her own visual and conceptual vocabulary through painting and drawing. Celeste tells stories using vibrant colors in her art, building a connection with the viewers and her work. Her art mainly focuses on hyper-realism and surrealism. She works with a wide variety of mediums including acrylics, prisma color pencils, charcoal, and more. She is currently in college studying animation.
Her work can be viewed at www.celeste25.blogspot.com
Virginia Maier was raised in Tucson, Arizona, and now calls Raleigh, NC her home. A multimedia artist, Virginia finds inspiration from the spiritual and natural elements that can be found in the southwest corner of the U.S., and incorporates images of femininity into her collage and painted pieces. She also teaches classes (Artistic Adventures of North Carolina).
Her work can be viewed at www.VirginiaMaier.com
Because her work is so admired by clients who visit our space, we are
continuing to show the work of Willa Stein, who has been a photographer for over 36 years. In 1980, she studied at The Pennsylvania’s Governor’s School for the Arts at Bucknell University. With a degree in photography from the Art Institute of Colorado, Willa’s digital imagery is whimsical and imaginary with a documentary style. She photographs anything from baby portraits to musical acts, and is known for her fine-art editorial work.
More of Willa’s work can be viewed at www.WillaStein.com. You can also find her on facebook, where she shares her intricate beadwork on her page Willa’s Beads.