At age eleven I moved to Calgary with my family from communist Romania.
I was so excited and nervous at the same time.
At that time I couldn’t speak English and was very nervous attending a new school.
Some of the students were laughing and teasing me, it wasn’t a good start to the new life in Canada.
There was only one person that was kind towards me, her name was Valery.
I was taken how soft spoken, graceful and beautiful she was it was the first time I saw a black person.
We both had something in common that
|Date:||May 14, 2021|
|Technique:||Acrylic on Canvas|
|Styles:||Figurative, Pop Art, Modern|
|Contents:||Person, Human, Head, Portrait, People|
|Edition:||Original, one of a kind artwork|
|Unframed Size:||24in x 18in|
Vancouver, British Columbia
Since a young girl, Asiza has been drawing and painting the female form and never understood why.
At 35, Asiza's parents shared the family secret that she was adopted and has an identical twin sister.
Asiza realized her art was her way to stay connected with her twin.
""I was 35 years old before discovering I had a twin sister living half a world away. I paint to share our story of longing, reconnection, and compensating for lost time.""