“La Voz Latina” will be featured in The Blue Rock Review!

I am so excited to share with you the news that my latest painting “La Voz Latina” has been selected to be featured in The Blue Rock Review, Volume 8, VOX! This is a wonderful book that is put out annually by Blue Rock Studio. Other artists featured in this year’s publication includeDanny Schmidt, Paul Curreri, Jonathan Byrd, Mary Gauthier & Tom Prasado-Rao. It is a compilation of poetry, essays, paintings, photographs and more. The release party will be held on Saturday November 24th at Blue Rock Studio in Wimberley, TX.

For event information, visit http://events.bluerocktexas.com/coming-soon/detail/the-blue-rock-review-book-release-viii/



For more information about The Blue Rock Review Vol. 8 & to purchase the book, visit http://www.bluerockfoundation.org/



Here is an image of the painting. I did this one this past summer while listening to the inspiring voices of Latin American female singers including Lhasa de Sela, Violeta Parra & Mercedes Sosa. I tried to capture their energy and bold, uninhibited voices in this piece. The emerging flower is a symbol of their brave lives full of creativity, breaking out of the box that is supposed to define the role of Latina women. I hope you enjoy it.


After a year full of shows & tours, I am taking the next couple of months to really focus on making some new creations. Since coming home from the European & South Texas tours, I have poured my energy into the creative process and have really been enjoying this quiet reflective time. I have been busy writing & finishing some songs that have been waiting patiently all year, and I am also taking time to paint. This week and next, I will be doing some co-writing through the House of Songs. I look forward to sharing some of these new creations with you soon….



Love,


Vanessa