Tiempo Para La Poesia (Time for Poetry), 1993

Heleodoro Heras
(American | Mexican, born 1944)

Location: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Lacey

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Heleodoro Heras saw the subject of his painting "Tiempo Para La Poesia (Time for Poetry)" while waiting for a bus along a busy street in Guanajuato, Mexico. The artist notes that the background, composed of expressive and colorful flowers, represents "the delight she was experiencing while in her thoughts."

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Royal School District.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Heleodoro Heras is a Washington-based artist and illustrator. Born in Mexico, Heras emigrated to America as a teenager and graduated from Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles after military service. His realistic portraits and figurative paintings are inspired by frequent visits to Mexico.

ARTWORK DETAILS
MediumOil paint on hard board
Dimensions24 in x 20 in
ID NumberWSAC1995.037.000
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationWashington, United States
Location Information
AgencyDepartment of Social and Health Services
Artwork LocationDivision of Vocational Rehabilitation
4th Floor, Parents' Room
WA CountyThurston
PlacementInterior
Site TypeState Agency
Address4565 7th Avenue Southeast
Lacey, WA 98503
Geo. Coordinates47.041975 | -122.901474
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