Juanita’s artworks are the culmination of her past. She moved to Arizona as a young child and from running the washes of the San Pedro to exploring the abandoned mines of Tombstone, she has gained an appreciation for the culture and beauty of the Southwest.
Through out her life, creativity and artistic design have been paramount in importance. As a result of a successful career in hair design, a successful beauty salon and gift shop owner, and with an interest in floral design and interior home design; her unique style and creativity have been recognized in the media by both, the Arizona Daily Star, and the Bristol Myer/Squib Corporation.
Juanita has remained active in the Tucson art community. She identifies that creativity is important to her as her heartbeat. Although most of her experience and efforts have been focused on painting in either oil or acrylic, she has also dabbled in pottery, and has had some of her works on display at Pima Community College art department. She now focuses mainly on painting in oil, and only produces original pieces.
Her style is eclectic and varies with content. Her content consists mainly of floral, figure and landscape. She creates a realistic impressionism and many of her pieces display her spiritual nature. Her talent has been recognized by art critics, and she has been awarded “Best of Show” by the Tombstone Museum of Art. Her artistic and creative talents speak with spirituality and passion of the diverse culture of the Southwest.