The Shimmering Light Series by Karlisima
For Immediate Release
“D.C. Salvadoran-Born - Artist Karlisima opens new Art Show ‘The Shimmering Light Series.’”
Washington D.C. – The Salvadoran-born Artist Karlisima, who recently unveiled and dedicated the Mama Ayesha’s Restaurant Presidential Mural, (1967 Calvert Street N.W.), on August 7, 2012, is having an art exhibition entitled “The Shimmering Light Series.” Her paintings capture her Mayan Heritage and spiritual beliefs and are reminiscent of her childhood. They depict the symbolic meaning of the light of votive candles and Mother Nature, particularly trees, using thick and impressionistic brushstrokes with bold and expressive, brilliant colors.
What: Meet the Artist Opening Reception of Karlisima’s Art Show, entitled: “The Shimmering Light Series.”
Where: At the New Community Church - Art Space. 614 “S” Street NW, Washington DC, 20001 (By Howard University Metro / Shaw - Howard University Hospital), (Near the intersection of “S” Street and Georgia Avenue NW, two blocks away from the Howard University Hospital).
When: Thursday November 8th, 2012. 6:00 to 8:00 pm. (The Exhibition will be open to the public until the end of the year, December 31st, 2012).
Karlisima has painted murals in Washington D.C., including the Mama Ayesha’s Restaurant Presidential Mural, (which is now a tourist destination), The Potter’s House Mural, The Highlands Café Mural and the Luigi’s Italian Restaurant Mural, among others. She was one of the four artists who executed the Sol LeWitt Drawing #65 on a wall at the National Gallery of Art,
Washington, D.C., (East Building), which is now part of its Permanent Collection.
She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and a role model to young teenagers, particularly Latin and minority youth and women.
Artist’s website: www.Karlisima.com
Art Studio Telephone: 202-483-3630