Dear Art Lover, welcome to my gallery inside Zatista's creative world.
About My Gallery: By definition, the word “Doll” in an encyclopedia is modeled after a human being. Dolls have been around since the dawn of human civilization, and fashioned from all sorts of materials (stone, clay, wood, bone, cloth, paper, porcelain, china, rubber and plastic). While dolls have traditionally been defined as toys or entertainment for children, dolls are also collected by adults for many reasons: for their nostalgic value, beauty, historical importance and financial value. Based on historical data, dolls have been used as representations of a deity, and played a central role in religious ceremonies and rituals. As a collector, I only collect and use dolls as subject matter when they have belonged to someone and have a story behind them. I use dolls as still models or miniature human replicas and present a different point of view of our reality through their eyes, redefining their purpose.
I was born in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico, where I lived for 18 years until I graduated college with a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts (BFA) from the University of Puerto Rico (Rio Piedras) in 1... More