Girl Be HumbleChrista Forrest
Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas
Varnished and Ready to hang
Signed on front
36 " h x 24 " w x 1.5 " d |3 lbs. 0 oz.
I created her to exhibit the abundance and vibrancy of the female but also to show how even through our exuberant spirit we can still remain humble. I used collaged paper as her boa to create texture and depth.
Christa Forrest is a Connecticut artist specializing in mixed media. After spending 20 years in a finance career, she decided to follow her creative passion and become a full-time artist. Christa’s art combines contemporary realism and soulful exploration. Her body of work titled “The Emerging Goddess” presents female subjects as triumphant icons. Christa explains, “The empowering female icon, whether religious, spiritual or superhero–she is what we envision within ourselves. Who we strive to be. Who we want to become. Who we are when all the other layers are taken off to reveal our inner selves.”