Love Wins! by Rebeka Ryvola

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Artist Statement

This was created as a submission for the Amplifier #PowertothePolls campaign. The focus of the poster is that Love will Win, whether it's this election or in the longer term. Love is the power of the universe, it is what unites us all, and it is the direction we are moving in as a global society, regardless of the speed bumps we encounter on the way. - Rebeka Ryvola

I make art with the goal of shifting perspective, lending voice, prompting discourse, and bringing beauty into the world. I avoided art creation as a lifestyle and career for a long time, focusing instead on developing an understanding of global environmental and social challenges. My art impulse was always there, below the surface, coming out in doodles sometimes, but until my master's degree at Yale I didn't see how it could be compatible with my goal of working in a "serious way" on "serious problems". Some incredibly brilliant, bold, out-of-the-boxes classmates and a creative academic environment finally proved to me that art could play an important and valuable in opening eyes, changing hearts and minds, and uniting individuals, across communities, nations, and the world. Once I started to bring art into my studies and then my post-grad jobs, I couldn't stop. I've conducted art workshops in Lebanon with Syrian and Lebanese Youth, and in Texas with unaccompanied migrant minors from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. I've led creative programming and illustrated for organizations including the World Bank, the Red Cross, and the White House, as well as publications of all kinds.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.