It’s unsurprising to learn that Samaná-based Hulda Guzmán is most interested in painting tropical landscapes. Born into a family of Dominican artists, she’s long transferred her surroundings into juicy depictions of foliage and flora. “I feel inspired by all the lush and beautiful vegetation of my native island, by the infinite arrays of colour, light, texture and shapes within the natural world,” she explains. “I find a lot of comfort in the meditative process of contemplating nature, and so I am constantly compelled to paint landscapes, trees and animals.”
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