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Artist Dexta Rodriguez


An example of fine art by Dexta Rodriguez

Photo of Dexta Rodriguez
  • FASO Artist Website: http://DJStoneArt.com

  • Year Born: 1961

  • Infuses experiences as human interest and food journalist on canvas

  • Price Range: $450.00 - $1,200.00




The Artist Says:


"For me, the essence of painting is allowing the energy of the universe to flow through my brushes onto the blank canvas - sometimes it's melancholoy, sometimes it's joyful. As is the human experience."




Biography


Born on a Navy base in Maryland, Dexta has lived most of her life in Arkansas although she travels frequently to Hawaii and Puerto Rico to visit family.
 
She loved art as a child and was influenced by her mother's love of art and her hometown Museo de Arte de Ponce. She is also passionate about writing and is a poet and freelance feature writer  for various newspapers and magazines.
 
 
AWARDS and HONORS:
2015 Chosen as "Local Artist" for I.O. Metro 2015 store campaign to debut Fall 2015
2014  ALA Spring Juried Show, Best in Still Life
2013  Governor Appointment, Arkansas Arts Council Advisory Board
2012  “Oklahoma Friendly,” OKC. Winner in “Big Sky” category
2012  Painting “Latin Lovers” featured in August Sketchbook, Arkansas Life Magazine
2010  Arkansas River Valley Visual Artist of the Year, Inducted into Beaux Arts Academy
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