VIA, also studied aesthetics and learned about the skin. She was inspired by a video she had to watch in class to understand skin globally and what is considered beautiful in their cultures. This Conversation Series has been a thought VIA has had since that video in 2010.
The Global Standards Of Beauty has women with face tattoos, body and face modifications, tribal marks, textiles, beads, and jewelry from their culture and tribe. Each Queen or Princess she painted all represent their tribe and all have a story to tell. This series is to educate those who are not familiar with native, culture clothes, jewelry, and style. VIA , being the fashion designer she is these paintings are mixed mediums. With hand sewn textiles from their culture, hand stitched beading. All of VIA’s paintings are 3 dimensional art. She encourages you to touch her paintings.
Each one of the women she painted will all start at $5,000 each. VIA, understands not everyone can afford her paintings so thee will be a coffee book. VIA Presents The Conversation Series
The Global Standards Of Beauty. Each print will have a description of the mediums she used, the tribe they are from and what the meaning of their face paint, face tattooing, piercings, clothing, and jewelry means in their culture. This will b e a must have Coffee book.