Ram Rojas will be on Wisconsin Public Television – This evening! For those that would like to watch it the piece can be found on the Wisconsin Life website. Venezuelan Artist Now Lives in Door County, Paints Scenes
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Woodwalk Gallery is having an opening on August 20th. Reception will be offered 5 to 7 pm.
Here is a link to the video of Ram on Wisconsin Public Television. http://video.wpt.org/video/3011341908
As people often ask me if I do sculptures: “Victory” Sturgeon sculpture, won first price and people’s choice award. Exhibited in front of Steel Bridge, next to Stone Harbor, Sturgeon Bay, Door County, WI — 2001.
This is a portrait of Chief Oshkosh.
Malcolm, along with the surrounding images, is beginning to get light and dark. The surrounding images vaguely resemble known other activists around the civil rights movement era. As is known, my immersion in the subjects that I paint gets to be so focus that we are on first name basis!
As much time as this is taken, I can’t ignore the pleasure of developing a composition where the subjects are alive with movement and no taking straight out of one picture. It stiffens everything and makes for disconnected and plain bad composition. Focusing on our heroes integrates everything into a harmonious soul and sends a message of unity to the subconscious of the viewer. I’m still working with color balance for this. Finally, I feel honored to have to absorb my mind and would in these personalities. It is definitely cathartic.
Email me if you’re interested in a SIGNED print of the painting “Everyday is My Birthday.” It’s an 11×14 print signed by me and can be yours for only $45 plus shipping. It was conceived and painted through a series of stages. The little girl representing our own being living and creating our own world, our reality.
The idea for the Ripon College mural continues to evolve. Now a more simple (4 characters) composition, with more telling power. The symbols around the subjects explain clearly who and why they are inspirational to many today. For Cesar Chavez there are fields and farms and around Maya Angelou there are books , pen, and an eagle soars over them; which I doubt it needs any explanation. Around Malcolm X there will people listening to him. Lastly, Mahatma Gandhi will be pictured with majestic mountains, and above him the famous spinning wheel, a symbol of peaceful resistance. The students, coordinator and myself agreed there must be a person in the […]
The Life of a painting. Saying goodbye to “Helios” Every painting certainly has a story, an inspiration, and a life of its own. After many years of traveling from west to east coasts. From galleries to private shows, from state to state, “Helios” sold at the Wilson Center for The Arts in Brookfield. This painting continues to represent health,integration of one’s persona and healing trough sound. Thank you Will Morris for inspiring this piece with your medical work and great heart.