Inspiring artist uses just her left hand
The exhibition hall of the Museum of History of Granadilla de Abona hosts until January 8th an exhibition of the artist Elida Medina entitled ‘Paradise’.
This cultural initiative reaches the municipality by Granadilla de Abona council, through the Department of Culture, Social Services and Equality, directed by Eudita Mendoza and María de la O Gaspar, respectively.
Elida Medina, the eldest of six brothers, was born in La Gomera 51 years ago in a humble family. Self-taught for painting, she worked as a receptionist in the hotel sector and lived several years in England, where perfected the English language. She currently lives in San Isidro, is the mother of a thirteen-year-old son named Massimo who is her main source of inspiration for her works. In 2013, the Gomera artist became ill with a pathology called rare, ‘Devic Syndrome’, which caused her a tetraplegia; After a great fight with her illness, she continues to enjoy painting and continues painting with just her left hand.
Anyone who wishes to visit the exhibition, the schedule is from Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 2pm.