COCA Sanctuary: Marathon and Auction

This weekend, I participated in a 24 hour art marathon. From 10am to 10 am, we paint. Then we sleep. Then we come back and auction off the art we created in those 24 hours. It challenges the artists mind and body. All of my paintings take longer than 24 hours to create, most take three times longer than that to just dry. I had to conceive new methods to achieve the results I wanted in the limited time I was allotted.

Also, I like to go to bed at a regular hour.

We auctioned off the pieces last night. Here is my submission:

The participating artists all turned in great work, you can see their work here:

Alan FulleAlyssa PutnamBraden DuncanCasey CurranChris CritesEliaichi KimaroGabriel MarquezJazz BrownKalindi KunisKamari BrightKim Van SomerenKyle ReesLeah GerrardLisa Myers BulmashPatty HallerPieter VanZandenSarah MerandaShaun Kardinal.

If you want to get involved or even learn more about COCA, you can click on their logo and visit their instagram page. They are a great organization to become involved with and/or support.

They even featured me last week:

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Introducing Ricardo Romero Cortez Duque! Another amazing painter that will be attending the Art Marathon and Auction (in a week!! 🎉) Are you as excited as we are for the Auction?? . Ricardo Romero Cortez Duque (°1965, Chicago, United States) makes paintings, drawings, sculptures and mixed media artworks. By exploring the concept of landscape in a nostalgic way, Romero Cortez Duque creates intense personal moments masterfully created by means of rules and omissions, acceptance and refusal, luring the viewer round and round in circles. You should check out his instagram: @rickduque and you should check out his website as well!: . . . . #cocasanctuary #coca #paint #seattleevents #seattle #artist #sculptures #drawing

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