XICA (Justine Xica Paratore)


Born in Brasil,adopted due to violence by ranchers and miners in the area,raised in NY,left home at 14.Went to NC,came back 2012,came down with PML,now disabled. Working on new portfolio of work trying to bring awareness of continued bias against aboriginal people's and the disabled.


Painter,prefer oil and mixed media,but due to handicaps,latest works have been watercolor (easier clean up).