MASKED MADNESS~! by helene ruiz

Mixed media; paper maiche, wood, old canvas, ribbons, sea shells, bells, beads, cardboard, dried grass, feathers, rope, fabric, colors painted with acrylics and mounted onto a large old frame i found in the trash….all recycled materials used
45" h x 35"w original for sale $750.00

you all saw the process from the first the second and third, worked on these masks morning night and day, mostly in the middle of the night when i could play my music, no phone ringing, and no interruptions……here i have finally completed the project which started in february….it is mounted and ready to be exhibited in my “Masquerade” exhibit this may….

Helene Ruiz was born January 15, 1958 in New York City. She has exhibited and curated numerous shows and is the founder of The Urban Individualists, an international artists collective.

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  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardarabout 5 years ago

    great work helene! you’re doing fantastic!

  • what a job this was lolol…..over a month of work….finally finished, at one point i was ready to throw it into a lake…lol…very tedious…but…i feel good the project is done! thnx ushna!

    – helene ruiz

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreabout 5 years ago

    10 Million people!!! Wow!!! You honor many, obviously, with your work. These masks are each spectacular.

  • thnx frannie

    – helene ruiz

  • kathibook
    kathibookabout 5 years ago

    Brilliant work Helene! I hope you are able to sell the piece!!

  • thnx kathi!

    – helene ruiz

  • redsirens
    redsirensabout 5 years ago

    Great work, love the colors and the energy you put into your piece :)

  • thx!!!!

    – helene ruiz

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainabout 5 years ago

    These are so fabulous, so very beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • thnx pinky!

    – helene ruiz

  • sarahhoffman
    sarahhoffmanabout 5 years ago

    This will be FANTASTIC for the show…you rock my friend!!

  • i will never attempt this crap again…girl i almost threw it in the lake..lololol…but after all that work im glad i didnt

    – helene ruiz

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladeabout 5 years ago

    Wow this is extraordinary colourful and beautiful Helene. I love this so very very much. Masks are always a keen interest of mine and this one is outstanding. Thank you for all this wonderful information behind the mask.

  • ur so sweet, thank u dear anthea xox

    – helene ruiz

  • Linda Ridpath
    Linda Ridpathabout 5 years ago

    big brave, bold and colourful, wonderful art, so original and ancient and modern at the same time. love this! xx

  • thnx so much dear linda! wishing u and ur family a wonderful easter! xox

    – helene ruiz

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 5 years ago

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Anastasia Zabrodina
    Anastasia Zabr...about 5 years ago

  • wow! thank u!

    – helene ruiz

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