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Welcome

Pop Art with Passion: RitaHisar

About Me

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My Background

My Inspiration

My Background

I am an Italian/Czech Contemporary Artist based in Toronto.  I grew up on a farm, which means I had a lot of time to admire nature and to spend time drawing at a very, very young age.   I can not remember a time when I didn't draw.  I was blessed to have the opportunity to study and work in law and teaching but I never stopped  my art. Although I am largely self-taught I decided to study art  at OCAD (Ontario College of Art and Design) and Toronto School of Art more recently.  

You. Can. Not. Escape. Your. Destiny.

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My Medium

My Inspiration

My Background

I use acrylic paint and a knife to create paintings that explode with color and texture.  l like to use bright pastel colors  that reflect a spirit of hope and optimism. 


When I paint a portrait for example, I paint layers and layers of color that reflect the person's energy and complexity.  The colors also represent his or her "passion"-which is something that unites us all.

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My Inspiration

My Inspiration

My Inspiration

I am interested in exploring the concept of "Beauty" in all of it's forms:  the Beauty and energy  in a smile or in a pair of Flip Flops. It's there if you look. 


I am also inspired by the bold  colors of the Caribbean, the raw honesty of graffiti art and the passion of Pop Culture  figures in movies, music, fashion and sports.


Beauty is all around us in this incredible  world God created,:  I want to celebrate it on canvas.