I first saw Gloria Muriel's artwork at Comic-Com San Diego last summer. Inspired by the work of Dali and yet moved by a spiritual search, her passion and enthusiasm is clearly evident in these colorful yet mournful fantasy images in our gallery.

You can see more of Muriel's work on her site.

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Let's Play - Most of her images have young wide-eyed girls (perhaps modeled after her daughters?)

Simphony - This image has a young girl as well, playing an instrument, as you will see in many of Muriel's pieces

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Gardener - A spiritual gardener, looks like an angel

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Red Flowers -Almost like a poinsetta

Harp - Another girl with an instrument and the harp makes you think of angels and heaven, doesn't it?

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Inner Space - Owls here, and lots of images of birds in Muriel's work

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True Love - The man in the moon?

Disconnect Your Thoughts - ...and let the colors flow over you...

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Another Day - Muriel's take on a Still Life

Lolly - One of my favorites, a young girl in the forest

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Red - Short for Red Riding Hood

Hiding - It looks like this bird has a secret

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Daniel - ... with his drum

Lola - ...and fruit....and someone else?

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Harmonies - Shine

Box - A dancer

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Passage - We All Live in a Yellow Submarine

Ying Yang - Owls again

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Guadalupe - Iconic figure with lute

Hey - Young girl with flowers

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Blue Love - Multiple planets or marbles?

Sailor - Well kinda

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Bliss - Beautiful hummingbird drinking nectar from an ethereal woman-tree

Glow - Another angelic image

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Lakshmi - Eye of the Heart

Rhino -... and Girl

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Weeping Violin -... and Burning Bush

Bird -In Yellow boots

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Lake - Girl and Seahorses

Wait - ...and See

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Natura - Girl, bird and flower

Fauna - Simply beautiful

You can see more from Gloria Muriel at her website: http://www.gloriamuriel.com/index.php

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