CHINESE HERITAGE TRIBUTE - RICE PAINTING BY ANDRE' SWANCY 2011 FOR HIS GRANDDAUGHTER!
THE LAST PAINTING OF HIS LIFE AND IT IS BEAUTIFUL. THE PAINTING IS MADE OF RICE ON CANVAS WITH CREAM AND TAN COLORS AND MIXED MEDIA. SIZE 22 X 28
Inspirations: Being intrinsically bound to the culture of Asia was inspired as an Artist to do various art forms. a love of rice and a granddaughter whose eyes are extremely slanted and her love for Oriental "everything". Her name: Brandy Latham
BRANDY - CHINA DOLL
SWANCY'S MOTHER WAS OF CHINESE AND EUROPEAN DECENT!
She attended Kansas State University majored in Home economics and became a professional seamstress. When his parents divorced, Swancy went to live with his aunt who totally practiced the Chinese ways and white culture in Omaha, Nebraska. He lived with his aunt Edna (his mother's sister) until High School. He then went to his grandmother's in Kansas City, Kansas and finished his college- prep education.
China Doll was proud of her grandpa! He told her about the different cultures of the world and all the people around the world with her look. Build relations with different cultures and to embrace all her blood lines.
He inspired her to get an education. She has masters degree in Human Resources, desiring to build relationships with people of different cultures in businesses, workplaces, schools, communities and all nationalities. Brandy is a University Professor, has a Masters Degree from Keller Graduate School of Management. She possess her grandfather's awesome energy, confidence, positive attitude, loves to serve people and has high level management experience.
Brandy has desires to help women and men around the world have changes in their lives for the better and find their unique talents within self.
A throw back look alike (twin) to grandmother Evelyn Swancy at her younger age in this picture. with their fantastic resemblance, they gather pictures for the websites. Such fun!
Evelyn's mixed blood contains Cherokee Indian, Philippine and Caucasian. Picture of
her was taken in the 1970's.
She was known for a beautiful smile.