Artopia Big Bend Cares Charity Tallahassee Art Auction
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Quia Z (American, contemporary) acrylic and gold leaf on canvas, titled "Lavender" and dated 2018. 

Quia Z Atkinson is an abstract artist specializing in mixed media creations. She creates fine art and handcrafted decor with glass and resin.

"I was born to two amazing parents who are both Marines. The oldest of 3 children, I grew up traveling the world and have lived in several countries and U.S. states. I’ve been lucky enough to draw inspiration from everywhere I’ve lived: Morocco, Norway, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, Virginia & Florida. I have always been a lover of the arts since I was a little girl and blessed to have experienced exciting cultures at a young age! My baby sister was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 9, I was 13 years old at the time and my brother was 12. An extremely difficult time within our family, I often listened to classical music, played piano and sketched to release tension. Art whether it was visual or musical helped to lift my spirits and give me hope. Today I can say my sister is a cancer survivor and I am eternally grateful for her brave example at such a young age. I am a self taught artist & have been painting with purpose for several years. I graduated from Florida A&M University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management and a minor in military science. I searched for many years trying to find my niche and realized I loved to create. I am continually learning & experimenting with new techniques and always challenging myself on this journey. I believe that art like music can change your mood, your thoughts and even your actions. The right piece can lift your spirits, create nostalgia and speak to you in a way that no person can. I create vibrant art because I believe color is one of the greatest gifts that God as our creator has given us. It’s impactful, it’s psychological, it affects each person differently. I specifically want my art to provide energy, warmth, excitement and stimulation when you lay your eyes on it." 

Quia currently resides in Tallahassee with her husband and 2 children.

Condition: Very good.
Size - Framed
Not framed.
Size - Viewable
36 x 36"
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $70
Final prices include buyers premium: $200
Estimate: $700 - $900
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Saturday, June 27, 2020.
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