Margarette Mattos
Mixed Media | Earthworks

Manhattan, 2014, Iron Ore and Acrylic, 36x60"
Windows, 2014, Iron Ore and Acrylic, 36x60"
Ocean, 2013, Iron Ore and Acrylic, 28x39" (each)

A fascination with the colors and textures of raw iron ore extracted from the city of Itabira and the Serra dos Carajás area of Brazil is the inspiration for my work. By combining the ore with acrylic paint I produce abstract images on canvas.