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TelenitART portrait by a mechanical automaton

Selene Nunez-Cruz is TelenitART

About

Welcome to Selene's art work that is a celebration of diversity and cultural identity, infused with the rich tapestry of her Mexican heritage. As a self-taught artist, deeply inspired by her childhood in the tropical landscapes of Veracruz. Selene explores the beauty of natural and abstract forms, embracing a rich palette of colors and textures that transcend realism, aiming to evolve and birth novel artistic concepts. 

As a scientist, her artistic curiosity knows no bounds. She thrives on experimenting with a myriad of materials—watercolor, oil, acrylic, alcohol ink, markers, clay, and paper—each piece a symphony of creativity. Her portfolio spans eclectic people and pet portraits, abstract fine art, mesmerizing landscapes, and extends into the realm of 3D, including wood toys, jewelry boxes, mandala stones, mosaics, and other captivating art-crafts.

Connect with art that goes beyond the canvas. Over 30% of the proceeds from Selene's creations support non-profit organizations and animal shelters. By choosing her art, you become part of a collective effort to uplift both people and animals in need.

Join this transformative artistic journey and be part of a meaningful connection. Reach out to explore, inquire, and discover how you can contribute to this inspiring fusion of creativity and compassion.

Let's create, connect, and make a difference together.

Bio

Selene was born in Mexico city. At the age of eight she moved to her mom’s home town in Veracruz where she got her first art job learning flowers embroidery for Folk-dresses. During middle-school she created 3D paper paintings that sold to her classmates. She attended Theater School where she received acting and art training until the age of eighteen.  

After attending high school, she moved to the beautiful city of Xalapa where she graduated as Biologist and got an Acting certification. Her curiosity for science make her move again to Cuernavaca, the “eternal spring” city to complete her Master degree in Biochemistry.

Selene submitted an application to the Université de la Mediterranée in Marseilles France, where she got a PhD in Immunology and immersed herself in the art world mingling with international artist and poets that lived in the paradisiac Côte d’Azur.

In 2005 she moved to the United States to work as Cancer Scientist at the University of Pennsylvania and settle in Philadelphia where she persistently continue painting and creating art-crafts.

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