Lelana

  Artist Statement

My installations are unfinished fragments of moments in time and represent various stages of my own self realization. Influenced by everything I see, feel and experience each are constructed to represent the moments that have scarred my soul or lighten my load.  
 They are improvisational sites in which the constructed are used to remind, inspire, or question the viewers emotions & desires. Inviting the viewer to move into a space of speculation relying on ones inner desires for beauty and poetics.




Lelana Villa
(559) 456-1681/ (559) 231-6463
marieludoworginals@gmail.com
http::/zhibit,org/lelanavilla


Biography
Born August 1980 in San Fernando Valley, California
Lives in Fresno, California USA
Mother of three

Education
Self taught artist learning as she goes
Mentored by the late artist/gallery owner Harold Sanders
best known for his beautiful seaside oil paintings.

Awards/Honors
"Artist of the Year" 1996-1998 Yosemite High School

1st place in Mural Design
City of Sepulveda
Sepulveda, California

Exhibitions

Arthop Locations:
*Joes Steakhouse- March/ April 2014
*CMAC(Fresno Art Museum) - June/July 2014
*Bitwise in the Mural District - January-April 2015
  Fresno, California

Collections

Private:
West Hollywood, California
Fresno, California
Clovis, California
Saint Louis, Missouri
Oakhurst, California
Columbia, Illinois
Tijuana, Mexico

Professional / Online Affliations

FRESNO ARTS.NET
Americans for the Arts
Artslant - Deviantart - Behance







                                 



  

 


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 Lelana Marie VillaFresno, CA559-492-8388