Janet Sanchez, from Swainsboro, Georgia, is a Fine Art Studio Concentration student who specializes in painting. She found her love for painting during her junior year of college in a Painting 1 class. Her inspiration stems from her Hispanic heritage, religion, and events that most celebrated in her culture. She works with molding paste to create a 3-dimensional effect to a 2-dimensional media. In her pursuit of a career in teaching she is going to go for her Master of Art in Teaching (M.A.T) in Early Childhood Education. She is pursuing this due to her love of spreading art to young lives.
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My paintings are based on my hispanic culture and catholic religion. I use modeling paste to create dimension within the paintings. I create this dimension within the Quincenera by bringing the cake forth and using the paint to also manipulate the dimension of the piece. In El Dia de los muertos I add dimension to the skull, flowers, bread, basket and candles. In Las posadas I gave it dimension to the bat and the Pinata. Through my pieces I try to express how I see my Hispanic culture through these events