Domingo Carrasco



                          


Domingo is a Queens New York native who attended public school as a kid.  At an early age visual art was  an integral part of his world. Growing up in a supportive environment enabled him to create without inhibitions.    He attended the High School of Art and Design and later Queens College of the City University of New York. At Queens College his interests shifted to education were he obtained an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. Domingo’s desire to pursue art once again came into play  when he returned to the City University of New York at Lehman College. At Lehman College he obtained a Masters of Science in Art Education.  

The picture plane is where I go to engage in a dialogue with color as well as with line. I enjoy color for itself and defend it whenever I can in my work. I keep things fresh by exploring conventional subject matter in new  ways.  Simplifying ,  exaggerating and abstracting, allow me to tell the story of my pictures from beginning to end. Since making pictures is a way of communicating,  I prefer for my work to speak honestly. Leaving room for mystery is never part of the plan, however, in the end it seems inherent" -domingo