Georgianne Fastaia

One collector confided, “Your paintings remind me that I don't have to be perfect.” This tells me my work can inspire someone to reconsider their beliefs, and expand their concept of what a piece of art can give them .I believe that we can transform our lives, and it is our scars and our secrets which make us complex, beautiful, and whole. This is the impetus behind every mark I make on the canvas: to “transform the mistake.

Her works – mostly figures and landscape or cityscape – have rich textures and great atmosphere. Her figures often boldly claim large portions of the canvas, giving them a sense of being timeless and monumental, yet they are abruptly confronted by the edges of the canvas, making them somewhat vulnerable. It is this dialectic which makes the complexity of the figures and the paintings palpable.

Mathew Felix Sun, Artslant