Q&A with Harrison, a woman of the arts

Andy Nguyen

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[media-credit id=7 align=”alignnone” width=”400″]Q&A with Harrison,  a woman of the arts[/media-credit]

Rosa Harrison in the San Jose City College Fine Art Gallery with her oil painting on Oct. 26

Rosa Harrison, native Texan, born of Latino descent, and grew up in Santa Clara. She was a teacher who taught first to third graders at elementary school. The gallery is located at Fine Art Department, room wing 307.

Q. What does art mean to you?
A. Art is my passion. It is an escape to get away from the struggles in my life.
Q. Where do you purchase your art supplies?
A. Michaels or University Art
Q What are four things you use in painting?
A Oil paints, canvases, paintbrushes and mediums
Q What is your favorite subject to paint?
A. Women express their struggles in life
Q. Do you usually go to the museum to experience the art’s work?
A. I like museum and like to explore art’s work there.
Q. What artist do you admired the most?
A. Frida Kahlo because I love her work. She expressed herself as a Latino woman struggles in life.
Q. What’s your goal or dream?
A. My goal is to express my feeling in my work and like to teach the children to express their feeling to others.
Q. How long have you been doing art?
A. Three years
Q. Have you ever exhibited any of your art work before?
A. I have had three exhibitions in Tennessee in 2009.
Q. Which country do you like to travel to the most?
A. I would love to go to Italy, Greek and Spain for my art work.

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Rosa Harrison’s painting entitled “Border Healing Woman.”