" Androgynous 1 "
Acrylic and oil on denim
24” x 24”
Through my painting of old mossy pair of shoes of different style that could represent same gender or any gender. My painting tries to depict romantic same sex relationship. Succulents symbolize enduring and timeless love for they are tenacious plants that store water in their thick leaves and stems. They offer us a positive example by conserving water and flourishing in very difficult circumstances, same as the bitter sweetness of same sex love/attraction/relationship.
"Jie Adamat is a full-time visual artist from Tanay, Rizal who is very much involved in various art exhibitions. Aside from her solo exhibits such as “Barefoot” at the Nova Gallery in 2017 and “Footnotes” at the Giant Dwarf Art Space in 2019, Jie also became part of the following group shows like “Recuperate” at the Art Elaan, “Against the Riptide” at the Art Underground, ""About Time"" at the White Walls Gallery , “Urong” at the Gallery Stephanie and many more. She finished her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts Major in Painting at the University of Santo Tomas and was a consistent Dean's Lister of the UST FA. As a teenager, she had also won in different art competitions locally and internationally such as the Water District Painting Competition wherein she bagged the 1st place from District to the National Level, and when she was a child she was awarded as a Silver Medalist in the Shankar's International Children's Painting Competition. Jie is the founder and currently the President of Parola Artists Group, and the secretary of Neo Angono Artists Collective Inc. "