Artwork > Cuba series: The Paintings

Oya's Courage as Santa Teresa Bleeds, 2014

Santeria, Cuba, Castro, U.S. and Cuban relations
acrylic on panel
24" x 18"

The rebel woman facing a bat with a bloated toad at her heels is synonymous with the Cuban conflict. She possesses the courage of her orisha Oya, but her angelic side is bloodied.