Shizu Saldamando is Japanese-Mexican artist based out of Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles, for her undergraduate work and received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. Her work often revolves around race, gender, ethnicity, and sexual identity.
Her pieces featured here include (click individual image for more detail):
1) Irina and Ami / Las Tres Adelitas, 2009. Color pencil and collage on paper, 30 x 49 inches.
2) Cat and Carm, oil, gold leaf on found screen, 32x64 inches
3) Soni, Looking at Art, Blue ball point pen on Canvas, 24 x 48 inches
4) La Otra Gerry, gold leaf, washi paper, oil paint, on wood, 5x3 feet
5)Ripples, Long Beach, ball point pen on bed sheet, 178 x 249 cm
Click here to visit Shizu’s webpage for more of her art and further information.