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Orlonda Uffre

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Birthplace
Brooklyn. NY

Website

Schools
JFK and CIIS, 2009, MFA

Tags
conceptual, figurative, abstract, photography, traditional, arts-education mixed-media mixed-media

Statement

 

 

Artists Statement

 

 

As a visual artist, most of my art is a content based aesthetic. My internal cultural perspective stems from the African-Caribbean experience, and has evolved to incorporate a vantage point that acknowledges, the ancestral place of knowledge. This is the cosmic axis, the poteau mitan, and the point of inspiration where self and spirit are one.

Additionally, I use the concept of Vévé, as a visual beckoning for peace and affinity with nature. This is represented in abstraction, as an association and connection with the essence of spirit. It is an attempt to capture something of the sublime between nature and culture, as well as the expressions of spirituality, which are abstractions of culture.

 

 

 

Recent Exhibits

Orlonda Uffre participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2014 Caribbean Passages: An Artist's Visual Journey
Commonwealth Club of California
 
Sep, 2012 Honoring Women’s Rights Conference and Art Exhibition: Honoring Women’s Rights: Echoing Visual Voices Together
National Steinbeck Center
 
Jan, 2011 The Art Of Living Black 15th Anniversary Exhibition
Richmond Art Center
 
Feb, 2010 For Colored Girls Only
Joyce Gordon Gallery
 
Nov, 2009 Art Soul
J'La Chic Entertainment Productions, LLC
 
Mar, 2009 Now & Then
International Museum Of Women
 
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