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Carla Bank - Fine Artist

Carla Bank

Barrington, IL - United States

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I have a passion for painting that has been with me since childhood.   That coupled with my love of pop culture, brings my vision to canvas.   Being a native of Mexico, and having been a Chicagoland resident for many years, I bring a unique perspective to modern art.   My inspiration is all around me in this great city and my use of color stems from the celebrated artistic heritage of my home country.   I paint familiar people, places and things and the ultimate goal of my art is to bring joy to those who view it.   I don't limit my art to canvas, other materials such...more
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Inspiring Frida

February 2nd, 2015

I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality. - Frida Kahlo With her work, Frida Kahlo gives us insight into that reality. It was one filled with pain and introspection. Even though her life was short (she died at 47), she left a powerful ... 

Finally we kicked off the art show season with Barrington Art Show. Saturday wasn't bad, but Sunday we had to finish at 11:30 am because we got hit with a nasty storm :(