Last Rites Gallery is pleased to announce its 5 Year Anniversary Show that will feature over forty works of art by a selection of its acclaimed roster of artists. April 13—May 18, 2013. Opening Reception: Saturday, April 13, 7pm – 12am Continue reading
Award-winning artist Paul Bond Pesqueira was born in 1964 in Guadalajara, Mexico, and currently resides in Southern California.
"If I had to use one word to express my motivation, it would be 'mystery'. A life well lived rarely has a clear path forward. It meanders, and the challenge is to retain a sense of grace and peace, especially within the face of that which frightens us most. I began working with hospice patients for just that reason. To learn from those who are consciously facing their own deaths - the ultimate mystery - how I might live more fully.
"My work also symbolically explores the evolutionary journey towards self-awareness that humankind is undergoing. The painting process is my attempt to better understand a given concept through the creative life of each piece. One might call them a visual meditation on an ideal or a thought."