As an artist, I seek to explore my emotional landscape and share it with you. With influences from Jean Baptist Basquiat, Cy Twombly, and the Wabi-Sabi aesthetic, new combinations of expression and mark-making on textured backgrounds have made my work reach a new level.
American Artist, Keenya Rotunda was born in 1972 and today resides in Southern California. While studying Abstract Painting under Faith Evans-Sills, Mati McDonough, Julie Prichard, and Jodi Ohl, Keenya was a two-time 2016 Art Slant Showcase Award winner.
She was also a finalist in the 2nd Annual Fusion Artists Choice Exhibition in Palm Springs, CA. In April 2017, she exhibited at the Conception Art Show in Los Angeles, CA to great critical acclaim. September 2017 she had an exhibit at the Colorida Art Gallery in Lisbon, Portugal. Keenya has an art write-up in ArtMaze Magazine, Late Summer Issue Number 4, "Curated Selection of Works”: Rotunda, Keenya, Vol. 2017, p. 104.
She received an Honorable Mention Award for Circle Arts Foundation’s Artist of the Year award. Her work is collected in the United States by E. Fryer, D. Loverdi, and D. Folsom.
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