Carpe Diem

2012 ArtPrize Entry
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"Carpe Diem" at El Corazon is 5' x 13' mixed media on canvas. My painting is in the Heartside District, in a restaurant called El Corazon, which means "the heart," and it depicts a heart born under a rising sun. A heart within a heart within a heart. The heart turns into a goddess in a stained glass depiction, but then the woman breaks free and begins to dance. When she gets spinning, a galaxy is born in her skirt. "Carpe Diem" means "seize the day." Model for work: Tracy Olmsted

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth:
  • Medium: Mixed media on canvas
  • Width: 5'
  • Year created: 2012
  • Height: 13'

Venue & Connection Information

El Corazon is the perfect place to hang this work. A heart transforms within "the heart" of the Heartside.

Venue Considerations
  • Special Lighting needed: Yes
  • Internet needed: No
  • Indoor Space needed: Yes
  • Outdoor Space needed: No
  • Audio/Video needed: No
  • Electrical needed: Yes

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