Living in Honduras or Guatemala as a foreigner is sometimes hard, mostly fun and never boring. This Blog is about more than just the oddities of my years in the not-so tranquil, cobble-stoned town of Copán Ruinas and, more recently, Antigua Guatemala. Hence Serendipity, the gift of finding without seeking…
Below you’ll find selection of some of my art work from the last few years.
For more pictures, please visit my website or page on Facebook. For information,
quotes or commissions, email me at carinsteen at yahoo.com. Thanks!
“Mi Gente” is a series of portraits of people from my new Guatemalan
community that I made for an exhibition in Mayan Creations Arts & Crafts
Gallery (August 9 – September 8, 2014). Gouache on watercolour paper.
“Doggy Style” is a series of dog portraits, currently exhibited at Frank
salon, Antigua Guatemala.
Gouache on watercolour paper.
is the nameofan
exhibition of paintingsdedicated toHonduran women. It is not so much a tribute to
the women whohavebeensocialorcultural
iconsin this country, but
it specifically honours the women we meet every dayin our life andwithoutwhom the worldwould
stopturning: mothers, workers, peasants, the neighbours, thevendors,
as well as the next generation of Hondureñas. Those women are the oneswho are the truepillars of society, and thereforedeserve the respectand attention theydo not always get.
is a series of paintings (Gouache on watercolour paper) in which I use details
of authentic Maya imagery, often faded images from vases, murals or carvings, and
“translate” them into bright modern looking paintings in vibrant colours. To
see some of these paintings, please visit "Magia Maya" on Behance.
are my passion, the bigger the better. I have painted many schools, clinics,
community centres and walls in private homes.
Maya Calendar Glyphs can be commissioned to commemorate your own special date.
Prices range from $15 for a simple digital design up to whatever you wish to
spend on your own special date. In this slideshow a selection of acrylic paintings
on canvas, gouache, collage and digital illustrations.