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samana

The marvelous hour

In Oil on Canvas, Paintings, Terrenero

Everything during sunset looks better, juicier and much more colorful. When the sun gradually descends, the glare is gone, and the colors become rich and dramatic. Some places at sunset seem entirely enchanted. Walking by the small villages at the…

The children and the Ceiba tree.

In Oil on Canvas, Paintings, Terrenero

As an artist, I can legitimately combine two realities into one fantasy.In the back yard of “Fundacion Marlee-Jo”, stands a big Mango tree. During the Mango season, we couldn’t keep the kids away from the Mango tree. They were climbing on…

The stories of an old peasant.

In Maduro, Oil on Canvas, Paintings

I was inspired by the stories of my good old friend Mateo, who passed away a few years ago. He was the nicest ‘campesino’ I’ve ever met, the Grandfather and Godfather of the village of Agua-Sabrosa (Samana Peninsula, Dominican Republic). A…

The story of Felix

In Ando, Oil on Canvas, Paintings, Short stories

The following story isn’t about my artistic evolution, nor does it have a clear moral, however, I felt it needed to be told. I wrote the story of Felix out of memory and imagination, so please consider it as a reality…

Ceramic tiles and a holy mission.

In My Story, Oro, terracotta, Uncategorized

Life is unpredictable. I never imagined that I will establish a foundation for children in the Dominican Republic, and that I will become so deeply involved with other people’s life.In 2010, after approximately two years of operating “Fundacion Marlee-Jo”, we…

My 2nd childhood in Las-Terrenas

In My Story, Oil on Canvas, Oro, Paintings

Yes, we dreamed about living in a tropical peaceful place, but our daily reality in Las-Terrenas surpassed all our dreams. “What are you doing there?” Friends kept asking, and my girlfriend and I usually replied “Opening Coconuts!”, which we did, but…

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