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    “Watercolor/Pen & Ink”

    Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

     

     

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    Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné’s Artist Statement

    My visual art, along with my poetry, has always been my truest way of speaking. I think of my art as an exploration of the under-layers of women’s experiences, the intimate innerscapes that can only be expressed through symbol. My work, primarily done in watercolour, ink and collage, and often including lines of my writing, is vibrant, illustrative and poetic. It is rooted deeply in the Trinidadian landscape, and connects personal, everyday experiences with myth and memory.

    About The Artist

    Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

    Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné is a poet and artist from Trinidad & Tobago. Her writing and art have appeared in several local and international journals. Danielle’s first solo art exhibition, Criatura, was held at the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago in June 2013. In 2013, her art was also featured at the exhibition Music is the Soulin Toronto, as well as The Femail Project in Birmingham, UK. She is also the Creative Director of Wildflower Studio, a brand of handmade art inspired gift items.