2018 E.A.S.T. ARTIST HIGHLIGHT | Chelsea Amato
We're exploring the world of the dozens of local artists featured at MMAC’s 2018 EAST gallery and their mediums. The goal of this series is to shed light on real-life Central Texas artists exploring what & why they create.
Fill us in. Who is Chelsea Amato?
Maker of bad art. Modern Diogenes. Scared possum meme. Neurosis trapperkeeper.
What is your work like?
My work has been described as bold Day of the Dead inspired collages with bright stark colors.
How do you choose what to create? What, if anything inspires your vision?
I pick themes related to world religions and goddesses, especially Kali. My themes include betrayal, revenge, sorrow, death
ABOUT BIG MEDIUM’S EAST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR:
Big Medium's East Austin Studio Tour (EAST) is a free, annual, self-guided art event spanning two weekends in November. EAST provides opportunities for the public to meet the artists and artisans of Austin in their creative spaces.