My lifelong partner is the one who inspired me to create this work - time, lived experiences, conceived fruits, and mainly the unconditional support of my partner, who has become my right hand and eternal love.
My Small Beings are made of ceramic painted to looks like bronze. They are mounted on a solid wooden panel that is painted red. On the back there is a dentate hook for easy hanging. This piece was inspired by the idea of overcoming obstacles, breaking down barriers and succeeding.
Mauldin, South Carolina
Born in Venezuela, Yelitza Diaz’s life has been wrapped in the arts since childhood. She founded a gallery with her husband, who is also an artist, and was successful for many years until the crime and corruption in the local government became unbearable. They now live in South Carolina, where she makes art that explores human existentialism and the political and social developments of her native country. Her sculptures are made with ceramic techniques using a minimalist contemporary style. Fun fact: Yelitza designed the town seal for her native Municipio Falcón in Venezuela.
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This is a powerful piece and means so much to both of us as I purchased it for wedding anniversary, and we have both been through so much as a couple. Thank you for creating such a beautiful piece that makes me feel so incredibly good every time I see it!- W Strelow
Thanks for a great, thought provoking piece. I see it everyday on my way out of the house. You can start a new day just hanging on, or climbing into it instead!- M Lynch