oil on canvas; 9×12″

“In this small but impactful piece, I convey the core of persona being stretched apart by my surroundings. Titled in such a way as to suggest the interplay between cynicism and satire, it is playfully mysterious. The colors evoke a fiery conflagration, though the calming blue beneath slyly hints at humor and loftiness to come.

ARTIST BIO: Alfonso Romero lives in Kentucky with his wife, three children, two dogs, and cellphone. He took up art rather late in life, much like his namesake, George W. Bush, but unlike whom he has not yet mastered his craft. (adromero.net)