Janaye Medina
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Janaye Medina

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Visual Art – Seattle, WA

My work has continued to be a vital way for me to express my emotions, my life and my dreams. I created a figure called a Morbidiem. "Morbidiem" to me means Dark Day. Most of my works depicting these silhouetted dancing figures are in this self developed style. The first time I painted a "Morbidiem" work, I was in the storm of my life. I did not think the sun would break through to shine on my heart again. I did not have the words at this time to communicate with the world what was going on. I was 13 Years old and found myself as a "Me Too" long before any of us were able to say it. I painted with wild and angry strokes and even used my fingers to make the shapes that my brush refused to fashion for me. But from there came healing. From a place of darkness, came understanding and a revival. ...more