for there is always light if only we're brave enough to see it. if only we're brave enough to be it.
PURCHASE ON ETSY
She paints subjects such as Oprah Winfrey, Malala Yousafzai, and Kamala Harris granting the viewer an opportunity for direct dialog with the goddess, much as women have done throughout history. Some of her imaginary goddesses appear faceless allowing one to imagine themselves as the goddess with their unique gifts. Incorporating fabrics and images in the backgrounds of the paintings identifies the goddess’s extraordinary qualities. A vivid palette is used in this body of work to convey the positive and inspiring experience this series is designed to have. After graduating with honors and receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Florida International University in Miami, Florida, Eileen moved to New York to be closer to the international art scene there. For over 20 years, she has exhibited her art in juried and invitational shows throughout the metropolitan New York area and the United States. Eileen was also was a docent at the Brooklyn Museum for 10 years, and recently relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida, attracted by the vibrant art scene there.