"The World is My Canvas"
- Artist, Gabriel Rivera

About The Artist

My Background

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"I am best described as a 'Colourist'. My work is characterized by my use of intense color which becomes the dominant feature in my pieces; it is more important than it's other qualities. They also possess a satirical quality intended to illicit humor, irony or exaggeration."

My Medium

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"I use many different mediums, such as acrylics, metal, wood and recycled materials. I believe that working in a single medium is restrictive to artistic process. Each idea manifests in its own individual style. They are reflected in my painting, prints and custom T-Shirts".

My Inspiration

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"The world is my canvas. My artistic pieces expose and examine people's viewpoints, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. These are the means by which I draw both inspiration and my creative energy. My artistic expression is like the aperture of a camera. My mind's eye opens, then shuts as it captures light, imagery and is transposed."