With southern roots in Atlanta, Georgia and vibrant cultural heritage from the tropical island of Bermuda, the artist continues to be inspired by the landscapes, cultures, and people around her. Each person she meets and places she travels to has a uniqueness that largely influences how she perceives things from behind the canvas and the camera lens.
She was first introduced to art by her mom, who took her and her sister to the High Museum of Art located in Atlanta as a weekend activity. She developed her love for it as a hobby in her spare time. However, traveling to places with a vibrant art scene like Cuba and South Africa only further deepen her love for the arts.
She has showcased her work at the Bermuda Society of Arts, City of Hamilton, Eiffel Art Show, Harbor Nights, Three Days Grace Spa, and other events.
Maetog paints using the first God-given tools ever given to man, her fingers. It is a technique that sets her artwork apart from many other artists (unless they are still in elementary school).
A common theme you will see in her artwork are faces.
The first thing that many have commented on in regards to her work is the color. She is a fan of the unique expression found in Picasso's work, the self-portraits of Frida, the bold color of Matisse, and the spontaneous nature of Basquait.
Maetog is a published author, the lead photographer at www.maetog.com, a passionate explorer, an amateur boxer, a wannabe professional salsa dancer, and a newlywed.
Whether in black and white or color, she enjoys photographing and painting entire stories. Art has been a way that she is able communicate beauty in all its forms.