Collect this gorgeous black and white acrylic on canvas by well-known artist Pedro De La Cruz.
Artist: Pedro De La Cruz
Title: Ana con Flores
Year created: 2021
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Height (inches): 48
Width (inches): 1
Depth (inches): 36
Signed by the artist
Signed Area: front
This piece is unframed.
Description of piece:
Black and White acrylic by well known Mexican/Santa Barbara artist on canvas. Pedro sells his art in boutiques in Santa Barbara and Montecito and was recently featured on the cover of Santa Barbara Anniversary Magazine. His work is very well known in the area.
About Pedro de la Cruz The art of Pedro de la Cruz reflects a deep cultural mosaic which began with his parents who were born in two very different parts of Mexico -- Sonora and Jalisco. Born in Baja California, Pedro remembers selling popsicles in the streets to get by. Still, Pedro remembers being the best at drawing in his class throughout his early school years -- and that art was a sanctuary especially during tough times. In the 1980s, the de la Cruz’s moved to the United States and later settled in Santa Barbara. As he became fluent in English, even as an introvert, Pedro found that art was the best way for him to communicate, be accepted by others and open doors to opportunity. Mentored and encouraged by several art teachers at Santa Barbara High School, Pedro continued to excel at learning color and design; as well as architectural drafting, at Santa Barbara City College. His uncle commissioned his first piece while still in high school and this belief and support in him kept Pedro painting and drawing through college and beyond.
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