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After 10 Years Of Slowly Dying, I Finally Found The Cause, And Now I See Abstract Art Whenever I Close My Eyes
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After 10 Years Of Slowly Dying, I Finally Found The Cause, And Now I See Abstract Art Whenever I Close My Eyes

Ten years. Ten years of very slowly dying from a number of autoimmune issues, something that doctors couldn’t put their finger on. Finally, in 2011, I found my health by uncovering the culprit for my unexplained issues (gluten, for those who are curious).

When that happened, and I started healing, my brain sort of re-wired. I’d close my eyes in the shower, and I’d see abstract art. I’d go to bed at night, and I’d see unique art before me. I’d laugh hard, and I’d see abstract art. And all of that, when completely sober! My husband insisted it’s just me, healing, but I felt like it was someone programming my mind.

Fast forward to a few months later, and I fell in love with the style of “pop art vintage collage” in 2011 — an art medium brand new at the time, making the rounds online. I started making these photo collages inspired by vintage art immediately as if it was a primal need of mine. I’d wake up in the morning, and I’d have this need to make a collage out of some vintage photos mixed with new ideas. Never before in my 39 years of life thus far, I felt that way, but I cherish that feeling every day now.

Art flourished late for me, it was almost on a “paused” mode, it seems, but it finally did arrive when I was ready for it.

More info: eugenialoli.tictail.com | Flickr

Maker

Rising Mountain

Spring Crop

OCD Lady

Weight Loss Wrap

Light It Up

I AM I

WormHole

Natural History Museum

Gold Digging

Toasted

Gem Roast

Mermaid Three

Discotheque

Candy Bomber

Rocky Start

Other Side

Stress Test

Bermuda a’la Soup

Bad taste

Urban Camouflage

Up or Down

Is There a Prize at the End of All This?

Storm in a Cup

Every Act of Creation is First an Act of Destruction

High Attitude

Fablebusters

Taste Bud Regrowth

Xtreme Sports

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fredericeeckman
Community Member
6 years ago

I find it tacky but in a good way ! Like a Tarantino movie could be, or some 70's wallpaper. I don't know if I'm really clear :)) But I like it !

KellySherwin
Community Member
6 years ago

Your work is amazing and what a cool gift you've discovered! I have a similar gluten experience (sans artistic revelations...helas :-))...about 7 years of undiagnosable auto-immune 'issues' that all resolved just by cutting gluten out of my life.

JuliaWolfe
Community Member
6 years ago

Where can I buy prints? Awesome work!

Community Member
6 years ago

Link on the article, thanks!

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TabithaArgyleBuono
Community Member
6 years ago

I LOVE THIS!!!! I would put ALL of this art on my walls!!!!

fOtOmoth
Community Member
6 years ago

Absolutely brilliant work! Im so glad you have found your passion and purpose through art. I find your work hugely enjoyable and would definitely buy your book if you had one?

aletheiali
Community Member
6 years ago

word to that!

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KathleenKennedy
Community Member
6 years ago

I wish I could post it on FB but I can't eliminate the porn. too bad. I'd love to learn more about the autoimmune situation and treatment. I have similar. I really wish you the best with your health. The art is exquisite.

Community Member
6 years ago

Email me if you'd like a to talk about it! :)

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SalgoodSam
Community Member
6 years ago

If the collage work is the kind of thing you see in your dreams, you don't mean abstract art, it's Surrealism.

Community Member
6 years ago

Yes, this is surrealism. Abstractness is what I saw during the brain programming, not what art I eventually created.

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LauraZwerver
Community Member
6 years ago

I totally love it !

ChrisDempsey
Community Member
6 years ago

Some of these would make great album covers.

OddAthaëna
Community Member
6 years ago

Those are mind blowing!!!

Kimbleperry
Community Member
6 years ago

lovely exciting pieces. It looks more like conceptual art to me, where you juxtapose clear images in an original manner. Love them so much. Especially the ones about women.

RitaKubuliņa
Community Member
6 years ago

This is just simply and wonderfully amazing.

PeteZach
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6 years ago

Atomic Headshot.

SriGanesh.Ninja
Community Member
4 years ago

Good Work and i am still struggling to get out of it depression and anxiety

Ana Super
Community Member
5 years ago

ow wow

toe dels
Community Member
6 years ago

fascin8ing story/work

KatrinaGreen
Community Member
6 years ago

Woah.....I love all of these so much!

ConstanceCongdon
Community Member
6 years ago

Genius!! And so liberating!!

LindsayRopiak
Community Member
6 years ago

These are so awesome :)

Kleiner
Community Member
6 years ago

Pop Art. Nice!

ÖliviaSchaber
Community Member
6 years ago

I am in LOVE!!!!!! SOOOOO amazing! Glad you're not dying anymore :-)

FrimpongPoku-Dankwa
Community Member
6 years ago

For some reason this gives me a nostalgic feeling... I love your works. I could stare for HOURS!

KenriBasar
Community Member
6 years ago

Badly cut but all of them put together is very endearing.... I am product of the late 80s but I have old magazines from 60s and 70s so this reminds me a lot of childhood and just makes me nostalgic in general... NICE!!!

IsobelCoetzee
Community Member
6 years ago

Uh, "abstract" you say? Ever heard of Jackson Pollock? Or, you know, Rothko?

IsobelCoetzee
Community Member
6 years ago

Uh, "abstract" you say..? You've heard of Jackson Pollock right? Or, you know, Rothko?

MarlyseCarroll
Community Member
6 years ago

Great imagination, love it.

LynnWallace
Community Member
6 years ago

Love!

ChristopherSawyer
Community Member
6 years ago

"Fast forward to a few months later, and I fell in love with the style of “pop vintage collage” in 2011 — a style brand new at the time, making the rounds online" i really like the artwork but it is not a style brand new at the time. winston smith (no, not the character from orwell's "1984") has been doing it for decades as have others. look him up.

VeronicaColemanDover
Community Member
6 years ago

I love these! If this is how you heal, I think it's a pretty great process. I'm glad you found out what was causing your ailments. ;)

BrodieLeBlanc
Community Member
6 years ago

I feel like this is better described as surrealism than abstract art. Still cool, though.

EricaCrowell-Hoffman
Community Member
6 years ago

Is that the Maroon bells in the background?

BeeHale
Community Member
6 years ago

I've admired your work before. Love your ideas and the overall effect of each picture, brilliant!

IreneRussak
Community Member
6 years ago

I'd like too see abstract art all of the time! You are blessed:D And your work is awesome!

DebraSingleton
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6 years ago

you need to have a one woman show!

MarisSkujins
Community Member
6 years ago

It's a virtual nonsense but Oh My God I Love It!

KayRamsbottom
Community Member
6 years ago

What a great talent you have uncovered. 'Bad Taste' made me lol, but I love 'I Am I' and 'Up or Down', would hang those on my wall. Keep creating!

AzAndree
Community Member
6 years ago

keep doing it, fantastic!

JohnOliver
Community Member
6 years ago

The hostility in the Facebooks comments is bewildering. The level of hate says so much about the posters. I find this art extraordinary. The way that the artist has taken banal advertising of years gone by, and manipulated it into something stunning is worthy or recognition. When will this exhibition be traveling to Australia? I so want to see the works in person and not just a computer screen.

DonnaHing
Community Member
6 years ago

Fantastic...I love these works of art. Imaginative, surprising, ingenious...

LyoneFein
Community Member
6 years ago

These are so wonderful! Your collages are so right on. I love the Natural History Museum one especially.

KwihuiHalliday
Community Member
6 years ago

I think they are fabulous. Where can I purchase them? So very unique. Don't like the sexualized ones, but the other statement pieces are fantastic. Creative pieces.

FatimaPereiradaRosa
Community Member
6 years ago

WOW! Fantastic work. I also had this problem with gluten. Now I can see my mind working in a speed I've never imagened before.

HeatherLawless
Community Member
6 years ago

I love this kind of stuff! So creative and shocking! A real conversation piece. Where can I buy 5??

MayaAladdin
Community Member
6 years ago

Left me trippin'

JanizEbyas
Community Member
6 years ago

These are amazing!

AstridThillet
Community Member
6 years ago

Brilliant.

DanielMoisan
Community Member
6 years ago

A bit self righteousness in the story. Nonetheless good pretty art. The idea and the messages are strong, the surealism collage i've seen many times.

AnnaSchweizer
Community Member
6 years ago

I don't know why, but this pictures rejoiced my heart! I always loved surrealism, but this is something very special! I'm happy for you and your great gift! Thank you!

SalgoodSam
Community Member
6 years ago

small quibble, that's not abstract art, if it's something like what you see when you dream what you mean is Surrealism. Abstract would be without figurative form, think Mark Rothko.

Community Member
6 years ago

Already explained in the comments 3-4 times already. :)

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JonášStrouhal
Community Member
6 years ago

more surreal than abstract...

Community Member
6 years ago

It is modern surrealism. The abstract thing was part of the "brain programming", not part of what I was going to do.

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malkytam
Community Member
6 years ago

I love your work Eugenia. I think it's a fantastic blend of pop art, fantasy and erotica. Keep off the gluten :-)

fredericeeckman
Community Member
6 years ago

I find it tacky but in a good way ! Like a Tarantino movie could be, or some 70's wallpaper. I don't know if I'm really clear :)) But I like it !

KellySherwin
Community Member
6 years ago

Your work is amazing and what a cool gift you've discovered! I have a similar gluten experience (sans artistic revelations...helas :-))...about 7 years of undiagnosable auto-immune 'issues' that all resolved just by cutting gluten out of my life.

JuliaWolfe
Community Member
6 years ago

Where can I buy prints? Awesome work!

Community Member
6 years ago

Link on the article, thanks!

Load More Replies...
TabithaArgyleBuono
Community Member
6 years ago

I LOVE THIS!!!! I would put ALL of this art on my walls!!!!

fOtOmoth
Community Member
6 years ago

Absolutely brilliant work! Im so glad you have found your passion and purpose through art. I find your work hugely enjoyable and would definitely buy your book if you had one?

aletheiali
Community Member
6 years ago

word to that!

Load More Replies...
KathleenKennedy
Community Member
6 years ago

I wish I could post it on FB but I can't eliminate the porn. too bad. I'd love to learn more about the autoimmune situation and treatment. I have similar. I really wish you the best with your health. The art is exquisite.

Community Member
6 years ago

Email me if you'd like a to talk about it! :)

Load More Replies...
SalgoodSam
Community Member
6 years ago

If the collage work is the kind of thing you see in your dreams, you don't mean abstract art, it's Surrealism.

Community Member
6 years ago

Yes, this is surrealism. Abstractness is what I saw during the brain programming, not what art I eventually created.

Load More Replies...
LauraZwerver
Community Member
6 years ago

I totally love it !

ChrisDempsey
Community Member
6 years ago

Some of these would make great album covers.

OddAthaëna
Community Member
6 years ago

Those are mind blowing!!!

Kimbleperry
Community Member
6 years ago

lovely exciting pieces. It looks more like conceptual art to me, where you juxtapose clear images in an original manner. Love them so much. Especially the ones about women.

RitaKubuliņa
Community Member
6 years ago

This is just simply and wonderfully amazing.

PeteZach
Community Member
6 years ago

Atomic Headshot.

SriGanesh.Ninja
Community Member
4 years ago

Good Work and i am still struggling to get out of it depression and anxiety

Ana Super
Community Member
5 years ago

ow wow

toe dels
Community Member
6 years ago

fascin8ing story/work

KatrinaGreen
Community Member
6 years ago

Woah.....I love all of these so much!

ConstanceCongdon
Community Member
6 years ago

Genius!! And so liberating!!

LindsayRopiak
Community Member
6 years ago

These are so awesome :)

Kleiner
Community Member
6 years ago

Pop Art. Nice!

ÖliviaSchaber
Community Member
6 years ago

I am in LOVE!!!!!! SOOOOO amazing! Glad you're not dying anymore :-)

FrimpongPoku-Dankwa
Community Member
6 years ago

For some reason this gives me a nostalgic feeling... I love your works. I could stare for HOURS!

KenriBasar
Community Member
6 years ago

Badly cut but all of them put together is very endearing.... I am product of the late 80s but I have old magazines from 60s and 70s so this reminds me a lot of childhood and just makes me nostalgic in general... NICE!!!

IsobelCoetzee
Community Member
6 years ago

Uh, "abstract" you say? Ever heard of Jackson Pollock? Or, you know, Rothko?

IsobelCoetzee
Community Member
6 years ago

Uh, "abstract" you say..? You've heard of Jackson Pollock right? Or, you know, Rothko?

MarlyseCarroll
Community Member
6 years ago

Great imagination, love it.

LynnWallace
Community Member
6 years ago

Love!

ChristopherSawyer
Community Member
6 years ago

"Fast forward to a few months later, and I fell in love with the style of “pop vintage collage” in 2011 — a style brand new at the time, making the rounds online" i really like the artwork but it is not a style brand new at the time. winston smith (no, not the character from orwell's "1984") has been doing it for decades as have others. look him up.

VeronicaColemanDover
Community Member
6 years ago

I love these! If this is how you heal, I think it's a pretty great process. I'm glad you found out what was causing your ailments. ;)

BrodieLeBlanc
Community Member
6 years ago

I feel like this is better described as surrealism than abstract art. Still cool, though.

EricaCrowell-Hoffman
Community Member
6 years ago

Is that the Maroon bells in the background?

BeeHale
Community Member
6 years ago

I've admired your work before. Love your ideas and the overall effect of each picture, brilliant!

IreneRussak
Community Member
6 years ago

I'd like too see abstract art all of the time! You are blessed:D And your work is awesome!

DebraSingleton
Community Member
6 years ago

you need to have a one woman show!

MarisSkujins
Community Member
6 years ago

It's a virtual nonsense but Oh My God I Love It!

KayRamsbottom
Community Member
6 years ago

What a great talent you have uncovered. 'Bad Taste' made me lol, but I love 'I Am I' and 'Up or Down', would hang those on my wall. Keep creating!

AzAndree
Community Member
6 years ago

keep doing it, fantastic!

JohnOliver
Community Member
6 years ago

The hostility in the Facebooks comments is bewildering. The level of hate says so much about the posters. I find this art extraordinary. The way that the artist has taken banal advertising of years gone by, and manipulated it into something stunning is worthy or recognition. When will this exhibition be traveling to Australia? I so want to see the works in person and not just a computer screen.

DonnaHing
Community Member
6 years ago

Fantastic...I love these works of art. Imaginative, surprising, ingenious...

LyoneFein
Community Member
6 years ago

These are so wonderful! Your collages are so right on. I love the Natural History Museum one especially.

KwihuiHalliday
Community Member
6 years ago

I think they are fabulous. Where can I purchase them? So very unique. Don't like the sexualized ones, but the other statement pieces are fantastic. Creative pieces.

FatimaPereiradaRosa
Community Member
6 years ago

WOW! Fantastic work. I also had this problem with gluten. Now I can see my mind working in a speed I've never imagened before.

HeatherLawless
Community Member
6 years ago

I love this kind of stuff! So creative and shocking! A real conversation piece. Where can I buy 5??

MayaAladdin
Community Member
6 years ago

Left me trippin'

JanizEbyas
Community Member
6 years ago

These are amazing!

AstridThillet
Community Member
6 years ago

Brilliant.

DanielMoisan
Community Member
6 years ago

A bit self righteousness in the story. Nonetheless good pretty art. The idea and the messages are strong, the surealism collage i've seen many times.

AnnaSchweizer
Community Member
6 years ago

I don't know why, but this pictures rejoiced my heart! I always loved surrealism, but this is something very special! I'm happy for you and your great gift! Thank you!

SalgoodSam
Community Member
6 years ago

small quibble, that's not abstract art, if it's something like what you see when you dream what you mean is Surrealism. Abstract would be without figurative form, think Mark Rothko.

Community Member
6 years ago

Already explained in the comments 3-4 times already. :)

Load More Replies...
JonášStrouhal
Community Member
6 years ago

more surreal than abstract...

Community Member
6 years ago

It is modern surrealism. The abstract thing was part of the "brain programming", not part of what I was going to do.

Load More Replies...
malkytam
Community Member
6 years ago

I love your work Eugenia. I think it's a fantastic blend of pop art, fantasy and erotica. Keep off the gluten :-)

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