Alisa Rawls, ‘Tiempo’, 2016, Flat Space Art

Born in 1988 in Elgin, Illinois to a Puerto Rican father and African American mother, Alisa's artwork is a fusion of the two cultures that also merges Abstract with modern art. Alisa's influences include: Julio Rosado De Valle, Henri Matisse, Helen Frankentheler and Charles Alston. Her most recent collection, titled Tiempo, was inspired by the death of her brother who was murdered in 2015. The clocks in the paintings represent the time when his life ended and the artist holds on to his memory by incorporating him in the paintings. Alisa's work can be found in private art collections both in the United States and abroad, she is having several exhibitions this year. She currently lives and works in Andalusia, Alabama. This painting is stuck in time. It's raw emotion is felt in the spacial time this painting holds. The time representing the death of Alisa's brother. The acrylic makes for a smooth transition on the canvas. The choice of colors representing blood, light and stillness. This painting gives the chance to look into one selves and reflect, it is a true inspiration for every's life.

About Alisa Rawls

b. 1988, Elgin, IL, United States, based in Andalusia, AL, United States