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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.

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  • Female
  • Born on October 15
  • Joined February 24, 2009

Favorite materials

Acrylic on Canvas, textured, high quality acrylic paint, varnish protection, gallery wrapped stretched canvas, Molding paste

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About

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 Self-Refpresented artist that has been painting professionally for several years; she participates in open and juried art shows in her home state Oregon. Her art is collected internationally and is recognized for its unique style and color.

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