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Rochelle M shicoff
Brooklyn, NY



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  • Seeing The Wind
    2016
    Enamel paint on aluminum
    13' X 26'
    11 13' enamel painted totems, moving animals with golden wings on the tops. Geometric patterns are painted on the totems. The animal colors correspond with the predominant color of the totem. The

  • Seeing The Wind (Detail)
    2016
    Enamel paint on aluminum
    13' X 26'
    This detail shows the sheep, camel, elephant with golden wings. The color of the animal corresponds to the predominant color of the totem. ie yellow for the sheep and totem.

  • Revealed In Song
    2015
    Acrylic paint on paper
    25" X 70"
    Described in this painting of Middle Eastern traditional culture is the desert, camels, women holding their pottery and spectacular ancient architecture. Included are elements of song birds and folia

  • Moonlight Shining
    2015
    Acrylic paint on paper
    36" X 30"
    This painting is from the series " After All The Leaves Have Fallen" and describes Middle Eastern decorative arts by using a variety of patterns on the women's clothing, camel saddles a

  • Recall The Sound
    2015
    Acrylic paint and pencil on paper
    27" X 37"
    This painting depicts 3 women amongst foliage, and traditional Middle Eastern architecture. The birds represent domesticity, peacefulness and kindness. The positive sun shines on them. The pencil

  • That Was What They Called It
    2015
    Acrylic paint on paper
    23" X 35"
    This painting describes Middle Eastern women in their Abayas. Included in this image is a large scale camel and traditional architecture. The perspective alters the space to suggest an unexpected nea

  • Be Able To Know
    2015
    Acrylic paint, collage elements and vintage wallpaper
    36" X 24"
    This painting explores the nature of the human spirit.There is foliage, birds, wolves and other figures included to represent the complexity of humans: their vulnerability, loyalty, strength and power

  • The Open Sky
    2012
    Acrylic paint on polycloth
    8' X 18'
    These 9 painted mural panels were commissioned for Sunset Park High School, Brooklyn, New York. There are 3 sections for 3 themes-from left to right: Health and Human Services, Business and Entreprene

  • The Circle Widens
    2002
    Acrylic paint on cement
    12' X 130'
    The mural was commissioned by D'Agostino Supermarket and Goddard Riverside Community Center, NYC. The imagery is a celebration of the neighborhood's diverse population. Included is an Africa

  • As The Sun Wanders
    1999
    Acrylic paint,oil pastel, pastel, pencil
    36" X 24"
    A wolf is shown with human hands and insects, one of which is coming too close to it's eyes. The wolf is tenderly holding a bird and a small scale human figure. The wolf represents power, loyal

  • Day's Journey
    1999
    Acrylic paint,oil pastel, pastel, pencil
    36" X 24"
    This image includes a human with wolf ears and butterfly wings holding a wolf and fish. Additional elements of foliage and insects that are dangerously close to the human. This painting explores the c

  • Miles Of Moons
    1999
    Acrylic paint,oil pastel, pastel, pencil
    36" X 24"
    The two human figures appear and are surrounded by two wolves, insects and part of a monkey. It shows the connection between humans and animals, the vulnerability, strength and endurance in both.

  • Miles Of Moons
    1999
    Acrylic paint,oil pastel, pastel, pencil
    Detail
    This detail shows the textures and scratching into the surface of the image. This layering adds a dimension of mystery to the work.

  • First Light
    1999
    Acrylic paint,oil pastel, pastel, pencil
    36" X 24"
    The center large scale wolf symbolically represents strength, mystery and loyalty, and fragility by the addition of the butterfly wings. The lower wolf has foliage coming out of it's head. The f

  • To That Clear Place
    1999
    Acrylic paint,oil pastel, pastel, pencil
    Detail
    This detail describes the a part of the human condition. One human figure is vulnerable and the other half human figure is the aggressor They are both suspended in space but are connected to each ot

  • The Land Was Kindly
    1991
    Acrylic paint,oil pastel, pastel, pencil
    7' X 6'
    This painting is a statement about human connections, vulnerability, houses that are unhinged and elements of nature that are enduring. It explores the complexity of the human condition.
 








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