Incredible detailed piece depicting wildlife, forest trees, sunshine and love. This piece represents Grand Bois, a beautiful national park in Haiti with a unique ecosystem of plant and animal species. The range of biodiversity is remarkable in Grand Bois, notably with the discovery of species of trees and amphibians that were thought to be extinct.
Dimensions: 40.5" x 45"
Original artwork by George Valris. Approaching his work as a textured painting, each section of each piece uses a different beading technique to denote depth, movement, and grain.
Haitian artist Georges Valris expands upon many hundreds of years of traditional practices to formulate his beautifully adorned, highly distinctive mixed media artworks. Known for his hand beaded, highly embellished works Valris is inspired by the rich and expansive history of Haiti as well as by his upbringing in the Vodou religion.