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Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every art print or gift comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Originals are final sale.
Kraken by the Lighthouse by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Hugo's Dream by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Full of Woe by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Hugs Are Awesome-O by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Franz Pasha Street Poster Style Portrait by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Welcoming Fellow in the Snow by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Detail Study Emma Zorn Reading by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Almost Home by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Grand Canyon Southern Rim by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Skull Altar in Sepia by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Intentions over Candlelight by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Very Strange New Worlds by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Bunnies in the Woods by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Spring on an NYC Street by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Waiting at the Window by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Embercraft Strong by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Impression of an American Kestrel by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Captain Petard by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Loving Landscape Old Croton Aqueduct by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Detail of a Croatian Church by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Honeycomb by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Makeupmermaid Cosplay as Lestat de Lioncourt by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Footprints to Provincetown by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
Bee in the Shade by Annalisa Rivera-Franz
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About Annalisa Rivera-Franz
I was told once that the only thing that makes one artist stand out from another is their unique story. Here's mine, and what motivates me.
Art is a meditation, a therapy, occasionally a natural pain reliever, and most of all - fun!
I am a multidisciplinary artist which includes acrylic portrait painting, digital arts, recycled crafts and jewelry.
After college, I was fortunate enough to merge my love of computers & psychology with a love of art, working in a technology and marketing company as lead graphic designer when the world was shifting from faxes to the Internet. In 2002, a near-death experience causing chronic illness, pain, environmental illness and extreme weight loss led to a radical and permanent life change. About a decade later, global diagnoses of Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Dysautonomia better helped explain the lifetime constellation of conditions, lingering symptoms and life with permanent, but mostly hidden disabilities. I also live with PTSD, and creating art is one of my main forms of therapy.
I seek out ways to bring healing into the world through art. My biggest love, acrylic portrait paintings, reflects the inner struggles and strengths of the subject. I transform photographs into a digital rough sketch and then use that as a reference. As a representational artist, my work is neither photorealistic or abstract. My goal is to capture the essence of the subject, sharing the story of that moment. I particularly enjoy painting people in costume or cosplay as an exploration in bonding, empowerment and self-confidence.
You can support me by picking up an art print or gift in my shop, grabbing my crafts at here, there and EVERYwhere as Dabblers Corner Arts at https://etsy.me/3XDDmiT. I welcome inquiries about commissioning an acrylic portrait painting. Do share this site with others, or give my art some hearts on Instagram @dabblerscornerarts. Thanks for being here!