Hurrah for a New Artistic Adventure

The time has come for me to express myself and be judged by a jury of artists.  The project centers on a current installation of these huge woven trees that reach from the floor to the ceiling.  I instantly got inspired by the human anatomy aspect of the nerves, circulatory and hormone frames that are sent by the brain and heart.  So far I have done about six pages of sketches and asked Matt for his opinion on what work that caught his eye.  Seems we were both drawn to the same conclusion.  I’ve been sneaking into the basement paint a huge collage of painted magazines with white house paint…that takes like forever to dry and I am not worried about anyone touching it or the such.  Last night I made magazine flowers and roots for the bottom of the frame I took off the wall of the big basement room filled with junk.  Nothing gets me more excited that using recycled materials and making something new.  My brain is on fire with new ideas and I constantly journal in my purse notepad.  No need to write things everywhere, I know that my ideas are secure in that place.  The time I have free not watching cable has also been a calming journey.  I think back on the last five years of my life and perhaps I wasted a ton of my unproductive time on commercials, TV propaganda and being under stimulated.  Now that my daydreaming has be in full force and my book reading has been tripled…watch out for my new work on this blog.  I promise to use this source to reach my goals and kick other people in the face.  Just kidding on the last idea.  Really.

Published by heatherdeogracia

On the first day of my job, I walk into a production studio to hand in paperwork. A young gentleman stands up to shake my hand when I walk into the room. "Wow! You are tall." he states. I point to my heels of my shoes. "Wow! You are short." Laughter lights up the room. Matt Damon San Francisco Clear Channel Radio With an electric soul of an artist, Heather Deogracia, has an interesting personality that uses her manic branches of her mind to express her sense of humor, expand the creative hourly illustration addiction and continually read big books about artistic principles, elements and glorious techniques to feed her intellectual capabilities. “With a splash of color and chemicals in my brain, I have to clean it out once a day or it must flash flood my other organs.” Heather Deogracia Proud to start staging a background of her latest achievements, Heather was on the front page Sunday Feature in the Midland Daily News on Oct. 19, 2016 and is an Award-Winning Fine Artist for the state-wide competition Legacy Trust Award Collection for the past three years in a row. She displayed in over 30 exhibits and fundraisers in the tri-city area over the past four years. She has earned a 2017 Leadership of Bay County Achievement Award from Studio 23 and a Midland County Art Letourneau Award for "Collaboration and Creativity in Community Support". A harshly educated woman, Deogracia spent five years to earn a double major Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Medical Illustration in Pre-Medicine and Fine Art at California State University in San Bernardino. At the same time period, she held down three jobs as an Intern for the District Attorney, Graphics Editor for the college weekly newspaper and created the Peer Health Education program. Her artistic talents covered in the fine studio art requirements included painting, color theory, graphic design, photography, figure drawing, advanced drawing, watercolor, sculpture, illustration and art portfolio assignments to keep work organized. In the sciences, she has a background in chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, advanced human anatomy and psychology, biology, genetics, comparative animal psychology, marine biology and medical microbiology. Currently, she has been an art instructor for workshops for the past year for Creative 360, teaching private art lessons and writing a graphic novel soon to complete by the beginning of 2018 named Heather Hurts Inside: Illustrations of a Broken Human. The new true story is about a suicidal bipolar woman that is prescribed Ritalin at the age of 38 and she reverts back to her glory days of her life. The truth is that no one knows the past is killing her mind.

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