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When people ask me to name my favorite between cacti, succulents, aloe and agave, my heart is invariably with the agave. I am moved by the stateliness of the agave and the endless variations in size, colors, and shapes. I marvel at the undulation of the agave leaves and those leaves imprinted by the now unfurled leaf – like footsteps in sand. I am emotionally moved by the poignant swan song beauty of the agave flower. On the opposite end of the spectrum, I am also enamored with tropical and unusual flowers and plants. I never fully understood my fascination with xeric botanicals until I was in West Texas and drove through Presidio. Like a ton of bricks, it hit me - I grew up on the Texas/ Mexico border near the Chihuahua desert of Mexico. I was simply drawing my home. Home for the last 30 plus years has been in and around Austin, Texas. Currently, my studio is at my home in the Hill Country northwest of Austin near the Balcones Canyonlands Reserve. Home for the last 30 years has been in and around Austin, Texas. Currently, my studio is at my home in the Hill Country northwest of Austin adjacent to the Balcones Canyonlands Reserve.
Anna Lisa Leal WAOW Associate Infrared Strawberry Pastel, 8 x 10 NFS www.annalisaleal.com
Anna Lisa Leal WAOW Associate
Yucca Gold Pastel, 27 x 30 $2,100 www.annalisaleal.com
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