Last Voyage of the Rainbow Warrior

I cast a new vision for our world. Like bleached coral growing back, to health; nature is last to bat.

In my work, I bear witness to human efforts to create a better world. In these brightly colored and textural paintings, I focus on the beauty of our reefs and life forms.

I recognize how we as humans are destroying our environment as we simultaneously work to rebuild and preserve it. I accept that I am part of this chain, and yet, I am a difference-maker.

These 3-dimensional, sculptural paintings were created by mounting re-used Styrofoam pieces to the canvas and “icing” them with my signature acrylic modeling paste mixture. This process involves mixing my painterly “cement-like” substance of paint, modeling paste and sand, and forming coral-like sculptures with a frosting bag, and “frosting” the painting into what resembles a coral reef.

When I create, I think of the beautiful things of the world of which I am so attracted and desire to consume. The paintings are marked by transformation: the constant pull of consumerism is satiated only by the incessant drive of creation and growth. 

In my work, I reference the anti-institutional environmental institution Greenpeace and the demise of one of their vessels. In doing so, I am acknowledging the fight. I bear witness to human efforts to create a better world.

I use bright colors and coral structures to form ridges and rifts, depicting coral reefs as powerful, epic, and extravagant, but also delicate. My reason for creating these paintings is to create a new awareness of our environment, and hopefully to inspire action to care for it.

-Dominique

We Can Take It Back

$1,360.00
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Kingdom

$670.00

Kingdom

$670.00
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Tropical Green Dream

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LAVA FIELD SOUL SPLIT

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