E.M.Castonguay Studio
Creation

AMERICA THE FLAVORFUL

'America the Flavorful' was started the morning after September 11, 2001

I was on fire with the need to speak about the fact that in this country Men, Women, and Children of all colors, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations are able to live, work, and worship side by side in Freedom. I utilized ‘Different Shells, Same Egg’ iconographically to represent that all people have basically the same needs and desires despite differences in color, religion, national origin, traditions, and life styles.
 

Most of the 22 paintings are in Private Art Collections.

This body of work has traveled to numerous colleges, universities, and small museums.

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Creation

Creation

Different Shells, Same Egg

Different Shells, Same Egg

Different Shells, Same Egg II

Different Shells, Same Egg II

Flavors of Humanity

Flavors of Humanity

Embracing Diversity

Embracing Diversity

The hands are holding egg shells of a

different color than their skin.

Fear of Diversity

Fear of Diversity

The hands hold the same egg color as their skin.

Ignorance of one another leads to fear, to hatred,

and then sometimes to bloodshed.

This may be as large as a world war or as small

but lethal as gang warfare.

Fear of Diversity

Fear of Diversity

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Different Shells, Same Egg / Gold

Different Shells, Same Egg / Gold

Coffee and Humani-Tea

Coffee and Humani-Tea

This painting is about economics.

Coffee and tea are enjoyed universally

though served in very different vessels.

Coffee and Humani-Tea, Time

Coffee and Humani-Tea, Time

Coffee and Humani-Tea, Reali-Tea

Coffee and Humani-Tea, Reali-Tea

Human-Tea : Hands

Human-Tea : Hands

84”

Humani-Tea : Hands

Humani-Tea : Hands

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ARTIST’S COLLECTION

Humani-Tea : Hands

Humani-Tea : Hands

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Humani-Tea : Hands

Humani-Tea : Hands

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Humani-Tea : Hands

Humani-Tea : Hands

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Humani-Tea : Hands

Humani-Tea : Hands

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A Toast to Freedom

A Toast to Freedom

Beverages of a few various ethnic origins

representing people in the free world

America the Flavorful

America the Flavorful

Desserts of different continents

Ceres Gallery, National Art Competition

NYC

Fruits of Diversity

Fruits of Diversity

Garden of Eden

Garden of Eden

Pie a la monde

Pie a la monde

The dessert on the right of the canvas is called

a ‘black and white’ pie. The torte on the bottom left

has fruit of various continents.

A Taste of Diversity

A Taste of Diversity

A Theory of Relativity

A Theory of Relativity

The desserts in this six foot acrylic are enormous.

The eggs are actual size. Our judgement of another

is often distorted by our own experiences.

Traditions

Traditions

Two decades ago Sushi was relatively unknown

in North America. Now it is a favorite in the U.S.

Handling the Fruits of Diversity

Handling the Fruits of Diversity

6’ Acrylic

Solo Exhibit (PCA) and the painted

traveled to various university galleries

Handling the Fruits of Diversity

Handling the Fruits of Diversity

NAWA ANNUAL

SYLVIA WALD & PO KIM GALLERY, NYC

AUDREY HOPE SHIRK AWARD