AnaYelsi’s passion for liberating justice work often seeps into her creative endeavors – resulting in art that provides a commentary on human nature with a focus on identity and the pursuit of social justice. She is self-taught and has been painting professionally for nearly a decade. Her work has been showcased in places like Orlando City Hall and in galleries such as CityArts Factory. She has also been featured in multi-artist shows in both Washington, DC and Orlando, FL.
(the following pieces are currently available for purchase)
“Like Monarch Butterflies”, 12×24 inches, $340 plus S&H
“Undiagnosed” 16X20 Inches $370 plus S&H
“La Ciudad”, 24×30 inches, $770 plus S&H
“Friday” 12X36 inches $480 plus S&H
“Dreams” 22×28 inches $670 plus S&H
“What Is And What Could Be”, 12×16 inches, $240 plus S&H
“Isolation”, 20×20, $450 plus S&H
“Foremothers”, 28×30 inches (wired to hang), $840 plus S&H Foremothers is a visual love letter, a thank you, to Indigenous and Latinx ancestors and elders. It includes: Dolores Huerta, Digna Ochoa, Rigoberta Menchu, Argelia Laya, Berta Caceres, Estela Barnes de Carlotto, Sylvia Rivera, Gloria Anzaldúa, Cherríe Moraga, Dr. Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, and Frida Kahlo
Title: Six Feet Size: 16×20 Inches Price: $370 plus S&H
“It’s Only A Week” 14×50 inches, $750 plus S&H
“CLM”, 20×20, $450 plus S&H – CLM is an outpouring of the artist’s fear and pain watching what the current administration is subjecting fellow immigrants and asylum- seekers to -both documented and undocumented.
“Queerly Beloved”, 20×24, $530 plus S&H- This piece was painted during the special session of the United Methodist Church 2019 General conference in response to the continued in growing debate over the decision of whether or not to ordain and marry LGBTQ people in the UMC. It is titled after a faith- based LGBTQ clothing started by friends of the artist, Kevin Garcia and Donald Scherschligt, and dedicated to the LGBTQ Christian community that has so lovingly adopted her into their chosen family.
Untitled, 18×24, $480 plus S&H
“I Don’t Believe You (But I Want To)” 16X20 inches $315 plus S&H
“That Palo Santo Smoke” 12×12 inches, $200 plus S&H
“Normal” 24×36 inches, $915 + S&H
“Glow” $200 plus S&H 12×12 inches
“Take Two” 16×20 inches $370 plus S&H
“Reaching Back To Her Ancestors” 24×30 inches $770 plus S&H – celebrates the unbreakable tie between the Women of Color of today and the many that came before them. It’s a reminder that nothing is faced alone and nothing is achieved alone.
“Sunday” 12X24 inches $340 plus S&H
“Equilibrium” 11×14 inches $200 plus S&H – Represents the precarious nature of managing mental health struggles
“Before Dawn”, 11×14 inches, $200 plus S&H
“Intuition” 18×24 inches $480 + S&H
“Old Is New Again” 18×24 inches $480 plus S&H (reduced price since the repurposed canvas depth is .75 instead of my usual 1.5)
“Summer Rain”24×30 inches $770 plus S&H
“Wake Up, Isaac”, 16×20. $370 plus S&H
“Glorias”, 20×20 (wired to hang), $450 plus S&H- This piece was created in honor of Women's History Month and two incredible women who paved the way for modern feminism. Gloria Steinem who inspires us to use our voices to create change and shape politics and Gloria Anzaldúa who inspires us to honor and celebrate our cultural identities as we discover our power as women.
“These Walls”, 18×24, $480 plus S&H – These Walls is a condemnation of the physical and social walls that have been created to other immigrants. The letters and numbers on the painting each hold meaning. *52,722 – an estimate of the number of people in detainment as of September 10, 2019 *JML – Johana Medina Leon was a transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador that died this year in ICE custody *10,8,2,16 – the ages of just some of the children that died this year while in detainment *LAT – Luis Alonzo Tábora was shot and killed in 2019 less than a day after being deported back to Hondorus.
“Hands Up. Fists Up.”, 22×28 (wired to hang), $670 plus S&H – This piece is an outpouring of the pain, anger, and defiance that built as the resistance efforts of 2014 unfolded. It was created in honor of victims of police brutality and it is a statement of resistance for Black and Brown freedom fighters who have watched their people be brutalized, killed and abused by a system and a culture that does not recognize their full humanity.
“Cálmate”12×12 inches, $200 plus S&H
(the following pieces are sold. Please visit the store to purchase prints)
“People inspire me. I don’t think they realize how truly amazing they are and I love watching the way the people around me interact and express themselves. I love those special moments when I see “average” people be inspiring in their own unique way. It’s beautiful.” – AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez