Shades of Color Our Children Our Hope 2022 Wall Calendar
Dora Alis is an accomplished figurative artist from a town called El Queremal in the Republic of Colombia. She has painted professionally since 1996, and in addition to exhibiting throughout Colombia, Dora has taken great joy as an art professor at various institutions. In 2009, Dora announced her latest body of work dedicated to depictions of children, the Collection Portraits of Innocence. The collection included more than 100 portraits in various techniques and was originally inspired by children of Africa. With acute attention to detail and masterful capture of personality, this collection highlights the color and beauty of black children. Dora works in several mediums including oil, acrylic, graphite pencil, Chinese ink, colored pencils, oil pastel, and others.