Lynda Ortega

I am fascinated by the figure/face as an expression of human condition. I wish to capture the American experience. In the two works represented i endeavor to express the inner world of the aging ‘Queen on a Throne’ in a dialogue with her departed family. On a sunny Spring day she, in the Winter of her life, converses in a verdant garden with her relatives that emerge from the shrubbery . It is an inner dialogue as the figures of Mother &Father young and old, Husband and her self as a child circa 1914
The second portrait is of our digital age. Here is the IT bright, clear headed, confident He is a master of the machine. Science and technology rule. The new aesthetic is the light bulb. He is in cyber space and Nature is outside of his realm.

One comment on “Lynda Ortega

  1. Stephanie Boesso on said:

    Beautiful portrait. So happy to see you at The Next Wave!

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