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Betsabee Romero & Acts of Faith

by Cynthia Valdez
  It takes a certain amount of optimism to behold a mountain of clay and see the possibility for form to emerge. Likewise for a blank canvas, wall or sheet of drawing paper. In the same way, it takes a faithful artist to create a tribute to memory out of a cast-off tire. That faithful artist is Betsabeé Romero. Although I have never met or talked to Ms. Romero, I like to imagine her as that friend who will accompany you to the flea market and deftly dig through all the junk to inevitably uncover a number of enviable finds. She would probably just as likely be that person who comes over to... [more]
Posted by Cynthia Valdez on 11/23/09