Furthermore, she states that in our largely urban society, the ability to appreciate our natural surroundings has become dulled-the ability to see the wonder in a tree, the magic and the mystery in a flower, the indescribable peace and contentment that can fill one’s heart. She says, “I try to show this to the viewer as my work is a surreal reminder of the peaceful, centered energy of the miraculous, natural living world which surrounds us.”
Tomaino was recently selected for representation at the NYAXE Gallery in Palo Alto, CA. NYAXE Gallery is a brick & mortar gallery that is managed by Catherine McCormack-Skiba, founder of www.myartspace.com. The gallery serves as a bridge between the physical and online art world.
Recycled Paper Collages: Blooming Cherry by Leah Tomaino
Brian Sherwin: Leah, you were selected for representation at the NYAXE Gallery in Palo Alto, CA. As you know, NYAXE Gallery is operated by the founders of www.myartspace.com and www.nyaxe.com and serves as a way to bridge the online and physical art world. Why did you decide to submit your work for consideration?
Recycled Paper Collages: Tyler by Leah Tomaino
Recycled Paper Collages: Looking Up by Leah Tomaino
BS: On a philosophical or spiritual level one could suggest that your work explores the idea of life after death-- or the concept that there is something more to life than just living. Can you go into further detail about that and how it is conveyed within your work?
This is Part 1 of my interview with Leah Tomaino. To read Part 2 click, HERE
Take care, Stay true,