My goal of this piece is to show that women have been behind bars and held back regarding their accomplishments and desires to move ahead in our country. The woman is ‘jailed’ behind the stripes except for her eyes and her hard-worked, veined hands; hands that have labored and formed callouses and scars. Her fingers are knitted together to form a bond and represents her determination to not give up. Her thumbs and forefingers form a shape that represents her uterus and the life she has created, given, and sustained.

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Do You Love By Ronit Galazan

I’ve turn up my message and tone down the movement and color scheme. Here is the outcome – two pieces that can be sold together or separately. The artworks are called ‘Do You Love’ and ‘Can You Live’ . The quotes are not always clear, but they are worth figuring out. I share this with the deepest gratitude for my ability to paint and hopefully inspire.

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Mishabarach - Prayer to Heal by Ronit Galazan

I create blog posts to explain my work. My goal is to bring more meaning, understanding and appreciation for each piece and I hope it helps ignite curiosity and enthusiasm in you. I will discuss Mishabarach – a Prayer to Heal Acrylic on canvas, 30×40, 2009

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Boxing Laila Ali by Ronit Galazan

Cool Painting, what does it mean? What was the story behind it? I’ve create several blog posts to explain my work. Today’s I’ll discuss Boxing – Laila Ali. I love Laila Ali! She is an incredibly strong woman mentally and physically and I find her strength and determination incredibly beautiful. When I was preparing pieces for my Imperfect Beauty collection, I wanted to show women who are vulnerable as well as women who could pack a punch! And then it came to me – it all centers on Laila Ali. The portrait I painted of her is of a very determined woman.

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Sides of a Woman I by Ronit Galazan

I’ve create blog posts to provide information about my art. Today’s discussion centers around two pieces called Sides of a Woman and Sides of a Woman II. I’ve tried to unwrap just some of the facets of a woman’s beauty. Her physical side, her emotional side, her need for sexual release, intellectual stimulation and romance.

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Am I Still a Woman? original painting by Ronit Galazan

Am I Still a Woman? is the story of a woman who had cancer; beat it; but lost parts of her body as well as part of her identity in the process. She wants to believe she is more than her physical appearance or a vessel for a fetus. She’s trying to find a different and new way to define her femininity on a emotionally and spiritually level.

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East on Central Consider portrait of a woman

I’ve been blessed to have my work accepted in this years East on Central Journal (volume 14, 2015-2016) The painting that was chosen to be published is called Consider. Consider – a portrait of a woman, was created using only a palate knife. This is not a typical style that I use. But in the moment, it was exactly what I needed to create.

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Watching Art by Ronit Galazan

So why is art important? There’s no easy answer to that. Art exists in so many forms and can impact who we are, why we think the way we do and even what we consider to be beautiful. I think art completes the soul. We have people in our lives that we could not live…

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