A true Renaissance woman, an Oakland native of Mexican descent, Estaire Godinez comes from a family of nine siblings all together, also extremely talented in the arts and music. She is a musician, painter, author, singer-songwriter, jewelry maker, along with the many hats she wears, all of which she is self taught.
Painting and drawing since the age of five with her mother who is also a great painter. Her eye has led her to the abstract, some of her favorites are from The Blue Movement and a few of her favorite painters are Henri Matisse, Gustav Klimt, Gaudi Enoir and Vincent Van Gogh, as of recent Frida Kahlo.
From the countries of her travels, to their many colorful citites, to the sounds of their music, and the many flavors of exotic distant foods she has sampled. All of this and more has inspired her to create. Estaire has had three art shows this year, two in the Bay Area and one in Sausalito, California. She loves working with mixed medium, acrylic, oil pastels and acrylic paint for cloth, along with charcoal sketching.
Estaire continues to branch out; she's paitning a new series on musical instruments and also she's working on funding for her first film production. An adaptation of her book titled The Yelva, also in the works are a new CD and publishing another book, all of this will transpire in 2019.
After living in San Francisco then off to Europe for fourteen years, coming back to the Bay Area and Maui on and off for two years, then Minnesota for six years, and fourteen years in Los Angeles she has returned home to the Bay Area to share her art, music and talent.