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OnePaintingaDayforLatinxHeritageMonth:CeliaCruzforCuba

Paley Jean Martin
Paley Jean Martin Editorial at TIDAL // Artist at Paley Jean
10mo Brooklyn, NY, USA Story
One Painting a Day for Latinx Heritage Month: Celia Cruz for Cuba

In my last post, I shared the challenge I've given myself to doing one painting a day dedicated to a different Latin American country, style of dance, or musical icon, in honor of Latinx Heritage Month (Sep. 15-Oct. 15).

Today's painting is of Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa, in honor of Cuba. (Click here for the full thing.)

Celia is an iconic singer who epitomized Cuban culture, personality, and sound. She was a vivacious, outspoken figure and one whose legend will always live on. 

As someone who's only recently begun digging into Celia's catalog this year (and, admittedly, 60+ episodes of the soap opera about her life), I'm still learning and understanding her impact on Cuban culture and the world at large. So, I'll let the below links and content elaborate.

For those who want to dig deeper, check out her official bio page here; a documentary about her life, Celia, the Queen, and some of her best tracks here! If you're really looking to indulge, check out the Celia soap opera -- lots of drama, lots of tears, dance and, of course, music!


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  • Christine Petratos
    10mo ago Madrid, Spain

    Interesting story!

    Interesting story!

  • Nina Martin
    10mo ago Dallas, TX, USA

    Wow beautiful painting! Thanks @Paley Jean Martin for sharing her inspirational live story.

    Wow beautiful painting! Thanks @Paley Jean Martin for sharing her inspirational live story.

    • Paley Jean Martin
      Paley Jean Martin Editorial at TIDAL // Artist at Paley Jean
      10mo ago Brooklyn, NY, USA

      Thanks for the comment!! :) 

      Thanks for the comment!! :) 


Paley Jean Martin
Editorial at TIDAL // Artist at Paley Jean

Hi, friends! I'm a Brooklyn-based artist, writer and radio host! I currently work at TIDAL, make art as a passion and side hustle and host a weekly radio show called Sweet Sunday Radio. I'm excited to join this awesome community and am always open for collaborations whether in art, music or life in [...]

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