Adela was born in Israel in 1955, immigrated to Canada at the
age of 10. During her adolescent years she discovered Graphic Art & Photography.
She earned a Graphic Arts Diploma and was employed by Reader's
Digest where she produced two books on Canada's nature.
Years of travel to Asia, Europe and the Middle East, exposed her
to the many cultures and inspired her to pursue and express her
Settling in the southern part of Israel and influenced by the
natural environment of the desert and the Red Sea. Adela's choice
of medium was unusual desert stones on which she painted using
Relocating to the Caribbean Island of Martinique is where her
true talent surfaced. She was greatly influenced by African Culture
and the tropical environment she used bamboo as a medium to create
masks. The bamboos earned her recognition on the Island which
led to commissions by two local corporations to create and design
murals for their conference rooms, waiting rooms and offices.
Adela has since branched out, expressing her art on canvas and
on a unique medium of old oaken boards used in the fabrication
of Rum casks called "barrel staves."
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