Bilingual book. English/spanish
Painter, photographer, potter and more, Jade Leyva is rapidly making a name for herself as one of the Southwest's most original artists. Hailing from Mexico City,... More > Jade now calls New Mexico home. Her medium is acrylic on masonite. Her paintings reflect influences ranging from Pre-Colombian to Magical Realism to postmodern presented through her unique contemporary lenses. It is at times whimsical, celebratory and reflective, yet always thought-provoking and expressive.
Jade’s experience as an artist has taken her on a journey of discovery of the beauty of the world around us and within us. A Little Bird Told Me / Me lo dijo un parajito is not simply a retrospective of her paintings up to 2011, it is also a lovely and artistic work of prose, presenting this captivating artist’s thoughts on love, beauty, unity and our fragile and magical relationship to the Earth and one another. Like her colorful and compelling paintings, it is inspirational and heartfelt.< Less