Project: Human Insectary
Finding Inspiration in Insects
Human Insectary is a project in progress born of curiosity about the daily observation of humans' disgust for insects. Bees, cockroaches, and ants are part of our daily lives. This project describes how insects affect humans and our similitudes with them.
The project is a call to the attention of the spectator for us humans to recognize the vital work of insects in our world. It is an art collection recommended for everyone, children and adults. It will be exhibited in galleries, schools, and art workshops starting in Spain during year 2022.
The artwork will remain for sale throughout the beginning of each art show—a collection of 50 paintings on canvas painted with acrylics and oils and, the size of each piece is 8"x10".
Acrylics on canvas 8"x10" 2021 Inspired by sculptress Camille Claudel's marble piece: 'La petite châtelaine' and the Venezuelan poodle moth (Art-ace sp, perhaps A. cribaria) discovered in 2009 in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela by Dr. Arthur Anker of Kyrgyzstan.
Acrylics on Canvas 8"x10" 2021 This painting depict a giant ant with a female head. Ants spread seeds for plants and served as food for animals including humans. Ants are pollinators and create healthy habitats by breaking down organic waste. When I was little I remember a group of boys that were burning ants with a lighter...