Yakima Maker Space Gallery is happy to present Amanda Ontiveros in our Gallery for the Month of November. Amanda began drawing as a teenager, and painting in 2012 while attending Yakima Valley Community College. She is currently earning her BFA at Central Washington University, although she is already an accomplished artist having multiple exhibitions in venues such as; The Larson Gallery, Seasons Performance Hall, Yakima Maker Space Gallery, The Oak Hollow Gallery, and the Boxx Gallery.
On top of being a artist she is a gifted instructor and is currently teaching painting and ceramic hand building classes at Yakima Maker Space. Please join us for a special Dia de los Muertos artist reception November 2nd. Amanda artwork will be on display for the whole month of November.
Artist Statement: “Self-taught painter, focusing on the sensual nature of death through art, aiming to depict the contemplation of life and death through color, texture, and symbolism. Always trying to portray and understand death as a part of life while embracing my heritage and culture in my art. Remembering the customary practices of commemorating our lost loved ones through the Day of Dead and expressing that through my art. Dia de los Muertos is to honor the loved ones we've lost, but still love.“
Artist Reception November 2nd 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with artist talk at 7:00 p.m.
All art lovers welcome, snacks and libations available