Description Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings. The aim was to 'resolve the previously contradictory conditions of dream and reality.' Artists painted unnerving, illogical scenes with photographic precision, created strange creatures from everyday objects and developed painting techniques that allowed the unconscious to express itself. Surrealist works feature the element of surprise, unexpected juxtapositions and non sequitur; however, many Surrealist artists and writers regard their work as an expression of the philosophical movement first and foremost, with the works being an artefact. Leader Andrreton was explicit in his assertion that Surrealism was above all a revolutionary movement. Surrealism developed out of the Dada activities during World War I and the most important center of the movement was Paris. From the 1920s onward, the movement spread around the globe, eventually affecting the visual arts, literature, film, and music of many countries and languages, as well as political thought and practice, philosophy, and social theory. Credit Wiki
Tisha McGee, Rockport Member Since August 2014 Artist Statement Face Book Fan Page: facebook.com/SeaMaidensFineArt
I was born in Ohio but have lived in many different states throughout my life. My Mom often kidded about having gypsy blood and although it made schooling difficult, I got to experience the melting pot of culture in the USA. She also instilled in me a love of Nature's landscapes and all of her critters. Mother Nature is the ultimate artist.
I am a dreamer and believe in all possibilities. Pixie dust creates magic and sometimes there really is a troll under that bridge. Art in all of it's forms has always fascinated me and I am self taught in all of the mediums I use. My favorite art mediums are computer graphics 3D and texture I also love painting with acrylics. I do some pyrography from time to time and other various crafts. Most of my art is considered fantasy or surrealism however I do love vintage and the just plain unusual.
I've painted large trompe l'oeil murals and scenery backdrops as well as pyrography and acrylics on canvas and wood. I am currently working on more additions to add to my galleries in the near future.
Being creative opens all the mind's doors and allows the imagination to flow. I believe that you should live everyday of your life enjoying what you do.