Santiago, Roseta – “Heartline” Oil on Canvas (24 x 24)

24" x 24" unframed 26" x 26" framed

$ 5,500.00

Roseta Santiago is known for her dynamic realistic paintings. This painting is entitled, “Heartline“.  It is an oil on canvas and signed, “Santiago”.  Roseta said of this painting:

“Where does reality and imagination divide? You “see” a perfect pot from my imagination and a deer, will you follow my imagination and allow the deer to wander? It is only paint and a brush telling you what you see. Believe in your imagination.” -Roseta Santiago

History reverberates in each of her paintings.  Roseta Says of her current paintings:

“I’m telling stories about why I paint and what I paint.  It’s always about the human condition, and our emotion and intelligence.  The messages are important, lyrical, and provocative.  When I paint, it’s more than just a pretty picture. “  Roseta Santiago, Western Art Collector, 2022

She is best known for her luminous still life and figurative paintings of Native peoples and artifacts portrayed with dramatic lighting, Santiago is a master at chiaroscuro.  She uses mostly living models, although a few historic people taken from photographs weave their way into her art.  She says one of her goals is to honor Native American culture through her portrayals in her art. 

Category: Tag: