2024 MSAA Art Showcase Entrants
Eileen Figueroa – Houston, TX
My artwork captures the most vivid and fond memories I have collected since childhood growing up in Puerto Rico. I want to share those experiences with viewers so they can enjoy the rich, diverse, and vibrant culture that is unique to the Caribbean. In 2018 I was diagnosed with Primary Progressive MS, what a life changer it has been. One of the challenges that presented with MS was the movement of my hands. It became difficult to paint, as painting requires holding a brush to make strokes. I had the idea of painting with a sponge and after that, I became very skilled and very successful in painting with a sponge.
Three Kings in San Juan
Carretilla de Frutas