Nature is Hunger
Oil on masonite panel 20" x 26"
painting is the cover art for My Nature Is Hunger: New And
Selected Poems, 1989 - 2004, by author, Luis J. Rodríguez.
is what Vallen had to say about the creation of his painting:
its title from the writer's anthology of poems, I sought to create
an image that reflected the spirit of the poet's words. A personal
friend of mine, Rodríguez told me the poems in this particular
collection were about the different forms of 'hunger' people experience
- the hunger for knowledge, social justice, love, and a better