“As you can probably tell, an artist, who loved the sky, named me,” says Skyla. Born into a family of artists, she has been surrounded since infancy by all kinds of artistic craft and has been encouraged from the time she was in diapers to freely explore her creativity. “In fact,” she says, “I was the age art was the beginning of the journey that has brought her to where she is today - a 20 year old who lives and breathes art, beyond the canvas. That piece of work started something in me – a strong sense of determination. This has turned me into a very goal-driven person that I am today. I then began animals and human articulations before moving into landscapes. Now, as I experience change and growth in my own life, I am experimenting with abstracts. My weapon of choice in this endeavor is the palate knife If we dig deeper, there is a blending of my three passions that inspire and motivate me. My personal fitness and nutrition education is part of a larger scale message of personal wellbeing that I strive to cultivate and personally share with people both verbally and visually. I focus on the power of thought and the importance of positivity and self-nurturing.
left top, The One, oil, 36” x 36” right top, Dressed to Kill, oil, 36” x 36” right bottom, Stare into my Soul, oil, 18” x 72” following pages, left, One Rare Sight, oil, 24” x 36” right, In the Wilderness, oil, 36” x 36”