Maite Tobon's Profile
Maite Tobon brings an energetic, vibrant and simplified view of figures. As an artist, she has distilled her memories into figurative paintings which blend influences of the Caribbean Coast life and the African culture as well as Latin-american Folk.
She likes to show through her paintings a culture and life style where the people work very hard yet they seem to be happy most of the time, and they show it through the rhythm and movement of their bodies and the vibrant colors of their clothing. They have no faces because they are anonymous people that represent a part of the world that is not easily comprehended and rarely listened.
Acrylic is her preferred medium and she uses a texture of molding paste that gives the painting realism and movement, as well as visual and tactile effect.
Maite is a…
- Born on October 15
- Joined February 24, 2009