Osmeli Delgado

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Artwork
"Appearance" , Leather sculpture, 6"x6"x9"
"Radiant Heart", Paper sculpture, 6"x6"x9"
"Red Heart", Plaster and acrylic sculpture, 6"x6"x9"
"Vulnerability", Clay, acrylic and needles, 6"x6"x9"
"Fragments", Collages and acrylic on canvas, 30"x40"
Osmeli
Delgado
Artist's Statement

HEART SERIES
In my life, I have found myself walking many different paths and engaging in actions that were dictated more by what came my way and what others expected of me, than my deepest and yet unspoken desires. During this time my heart barely stirred and nothing that I did awoke the passions within it. When I came to this realization, I decided to change my life and began a profound inward journey in search of discovering what truly moved me. Coincidentally, it was then that I began to develop in my sculpture what has come to be known as the HEART SERIES.

Often times, the most profound and ultimately welcome change of extraordinary spiritual growth can be preceded by the darkest and most painful periods where we lose faith

Bio/Resume

Osmeli Delgado was born in Venezuela where from infancy art played a key role in her life as she grew up surrounded by artists in her mother’s art gallery. She studied drawing and painting through most of her upbringing and graduated in 2008 from the Universidad Central de Venezuela with a degree in Architecture. She practiced architecture for four years in her native country applying her skills and creative aesthetic to interior design projects.
In 2011, she decided to follow her passion, move to New York, and dedicate herself wholeheartedly to her art. She studied sculpture with different teachers until being accepted into the Certificate Program at the National Academy of Art in 2013.
In 2014, one of her sculptures was featu