Lydia Rae Black

Waste Mandala

San Jose, California

Lydia attended San Jose State University. She has been in several solo, group and juried art shows over the last three years. Lydia is currently a painting instructor.

"By painting discarded objects I call attention to their use and beauty, and legitimize their presence. I don't believe that garbage is useless. I feel that even the lonely Dixie cup points to how sophisticated we are as a culture of makers."Lydia Rae Black