DON'T JUST EXIST WITHIN A SPACE, BECOME YOUR SPACE
Hailing from Toronto Canada, a self taught artist with an M.A. in Psychology, she lives in Lake Tahoe with her husband Greg Lang who is a home remodel and general contractor. She has lived in Canada, Japan, Cambodia, USA and has traveled extensively working in fashion and handbag design. In her mix of emotional realism and contemporary flare, she uses pastels, color pencil, marker, ink and acrylics to convey poignant messages. You will often see circles incorporated into her pieces, representing the full circle of life. The majority of her work is expressed through vibrant, edgy colors, for she believes, "Bold colors are the arousing enthusiasm of life."
In 2008, the world as Anastiscia knew came crashing down through Lyme Disease, a serious and debilitating disease that if left untreated becomes life threatening. On going treatment and encouragement brought her creativity back to life. With the sales of her artwork she donates to the treatment and needs of Lyme Disease patients in crisis.
Her work is thought provoking, designed to bring out inner spirit, passion and strength that is often overlooked. Every piece holds its own story.
Her work can be found in Galleries around Lake Tahoe and Southern California. She has won Honorable Mention in the Figures category at Fusion Gallery, Palm Springs, 2015, 2016 2017. Her art was featured in a Hyundai Motors Facebook Commercial called, "A Better Drive." 2018. Her piece "Lady Liberty" sits in the Capital Hill Building in Washing DC.
WHAT THE EYES CAN SEE, THE HEART CAN FEEL.