Cuban American artist Yolanda Sánchez brings her nature-inspired art to the Gallery at Creative Pinellas with a new exhibition entitled “Out of Eden.” This is the first time that her textile work and her paintings are shown together. Her textiles are created using the traditional Korean Bojagi wrapping technique while her fabric choice and color are anything but traditional. Her artwork is full of lush, vibrant colors that reflect the landscape surrounding the Gallery at Creative Pinellas and all of Pinewood Park. This exhibition will take you on a creative meditation of natural beauty.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Yolanda Sánchez immigrated to the United States in February 1960. She obtained a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Florida State University and has practiced and taught psychology at the graduate level for over30 years. In her mid-thirties, Dr. Sánchez returned to school, obtaining a BFA and subsequently, an MFA from Yale University in painting. She is a Fulbright scholar, completing her fellowship as a painter in Spain for one year. Most recently, she was a Visiting…… Read More