Miriam Besa - Fine Artist

Miriam Besa

North Las Vegas, NV - United States

 
 
 

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Miriam Besa

North Las Vegas, NV - United States

Miriam Besa - Fine Artist

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About Miriam Besa

My family and friends call me Tootsie. I am a painter/sculptor. I work with oil, mixed media and design wood 'incisions', a low relief sculpture. This technique was invented and used by only one artist in the world, Virginia Ty-Navarro, my teacher. In 1967. I received my Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts in the College of the Holy Spirit in the Philippines. I also studied under Morris Kantor at the Art Students League of New York from 1968 1970.

In New York City, I exhibied in various Madison Avenue galleries and twice at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Avery Fisher Hall. In 1970, I was commissioned to do two wall murals for the Ascension Church in New York City.

In 1974, I switched to graphic design and had enjoyed affiliations with McCall, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Global Sources, United Healthcare, Inc. and freelanced for various advertising agencies. I retired in 2010 and have since returned to my art which was always a big part of my life.

My art captures emotions and aspirations of women, who are the embodiment of everything that makes me who I am. My art is all about portraying and expressing emotions. To me, art is the synthesis of my personal feelings, the theme, the colors, the materials used and my technique; all come together to echo my message.

I start with an idea, a state of mind or mood. Then it evolves into a composition where color, texture and rhythm become my primary subject. When my work is finished and a painting completed, I am filled with a sense of self-discovery and purpose. I would like my viewers to experience this as well.


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Banana Saba's Dream by Miriam Besa

 

Banana Lakatan by Miriam Besa

 

A Walk Through the Forest by Miriam Besa

 

Lily Pond with goldfish by Miriam Besa

 

Woman with Orange Bracelet by Miriam Besa

 

Three Women Vendors by Miriam Besa

 

Poker Lady by Miriam Besa

 

Girl with a Yellow Rose by Miriam Besa

 

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Our Sweet Baby James by Miriam Besa

 

Lotus 2 by Miriam Besa

 

Lotus Lilies 1 by Miriam Besa

 

Bird of Paradise 2 by Miriam Besa

 

Bird of Paradise 1 by Miriam Besa

 

Bathers by Miriam Besa

 

Horses in Triptych by Miriam Besa

 

Rafting by Miriam Besa

 

Mountain Scene with Lake by Miriam Besa

 

A Tulips Field by Miriam Besa

 

Solace in the Woods by Miriam Besa

 

Disarray by Miriam Besa

 

Symmetry in Landscapes by Miriam Besa

 

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A View from My Window by Miriam Besa

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