This is an original art piece, handmade by the artist for the USTA’s Black Lives To The Front Original Art Exhibit at the 2020 US Open. This piece was displayed in the front row seats of Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2020 US Open.
Rising from the Blue is about Black women beginning to gain the confidence, appreciation, and love that they didn’t have before. They are rising from the sadness that was brought upon them from years of trying to conform to a standard that was opposite of their natural selves. They are finally beginning to see themselves as princesses, heroes, and role models that others can look up to.”… Sevah Darbouze
The USTA Foundation Incorporated is donating 50% of the net proceeds from the auctioning of this item to Kings County Tennis League, in honor of the artist.
Bid now on this original piece of artwork and own a piece of Black Lives to the Front history from the 2020 US Open!
Artist: Sevah Darbouze
Title: Rising From The Blue
Year created: 2020
Medium: Acrylic + oil paint on canvas
Height (unframed, inches): 25
Width (unframed, inches): 17
Depth (unframed, inches): 3/16.
Description of piece:
This piece will be in an acrylic shadow box with a 3 inch margin on each side and the dimensions framed are: height: 28 inches; width: 20 inches; depth: 2 inches). Background material that the art will be mounted to is a 9.3 oz linen canvas.
Based in Brooklyn, Sevah Darbouze has been honing her skills in various mediums since she was 12. Currently, Sevah is 18 and a freshman fine arts undergrad at Parsons New School. Sevah excels in portraiture, choosing to use loved ones as mediums and pushing the boundaries of capturing subtle expressions that reflect culture. Her Korean and Haitian heritage serves as both influence and laboratory subject, giving her a wide range of features and phenotypes to add to her visual vocabulary, color theories and compositional elements. Sevah is a true artist on a mission to make the world a better place with art.
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