Bears in Love, ©Cristina Acosta, 36" x 36", mixed media on wood panel

Galleries Representing Artist Cristina Acosta

Thank you to the beautiful art galleries representing my original paintings. If you see an image on this website and you’d like to see it in person, and you live near any of the art galleries listed below, they can order it for you subject to availability, or commission a piece just for you. If …

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Guadalupe Procession California by Cristina Acosta

Guadalupe Procession to Celebrate December

I walked 25 miles yesterday with thousands of people marching for love. Despite walking the 25 miles, I did not finish the Guadalupe procession which zig-zagged it’s way around the Coachella Valley in Southern California to the Our Lady of Solitude Church in Palm Springs, California to it’s sister church in Coachella. I knew the distance …

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Cross of marigold petals adorns this grave in the cemetery in the town of Ocotpec, Mexico. I took this photo with the scent of copal incense threading through the air in smokey streaks mixing with the sounds of mariachi musicians. Yellow flowers are for the mature souls of adults. © Cristina Acosta

Day of the Dead is my Personal New Year

October is the countdown month to Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead on November 1st, the day after Halloween. Skeletons, orange marigolds and sugar candy skulls have slipped into the mainstream Halloween weekend decor as Dia de los Muertos gains ground nationally paired with the rise of Latinos’ increasing political and economic …

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Native American Indian Man

Native American Indian Portrait of My Father

Ravens, crows, blackbirds and bats vie with each other over the central figure of an Indian man entwined into place with an enmeshment of red branches over everything. A shed horn floating above his heart symbolizes renewal, sexuality and regeneration. The red branches hold life in a particular time and space with gaps offering escape …

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Reno Tahoe Truckee area wall paint color advice for residential and commercial architecture.

Paint Color Ideas, Color Tips for Your Home

Are you choosing wall paint colors for your home and using up valuable time? Do you need some paint color ideas? Call me for color help. We can consult remotely or in person. I’m spending this Fall/Winter season in the Coachella Valley Palm Springs, California, area and am available to work with you on your …

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