Omnia vincit amor (Love conquers all.) There will be another version with two dudes kissing, but not for this show. SerpentariumI should be way ahead with these pieces but these have been tumultuous days. my studio contract with Inscape has expired and i decided not to renew it, so this week i’ve been busy packing up my stuff to bring back home. it has not been easy to let go of a dream to have my own working space where i could display my pieces to the public and teach, but the […]
While Christmas is always a somewhat depressing time for me, New Year’s is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I love its festive, optimistic character, and all the celebration around hopes of a new cycle of prosperity and happiness. It doesn’t matter that is only a change in the calendar. What matters is that people’s mindsets are generally focused toward a new beginning, improvement, and change, and all that positivity generates an egregore of optimism that can only attract good things. My New Year Eve was not what i wanted […]
One of my good friends and collectors observed recently that my images have gained an air of “slight melancholy”, and I agree. in the last months, since I started to dive deeper into the abstract/figurative technique, I have totally let the abstract dictate the tone of the paintings, and the process has become almost 80% intuition. that makes me think about what is being released from my heart in the last months. my interpretation of “To Drown a Rose” (title of one of my favorite Death in June songs, although […]
working hard to rebuild my inventory after selling almost all my stuff before coming to Seattle. + shot of my Saturday students doing contour drawing of a ball of crumpled paper. don’t try at home. + i miss my yoga classes and i miss my bike rides. living in a city where bikers are everywhere, that is also a shame.
From graphic and “illustrative” to loose and more pictorial, my work has suffered such a dramatic change in the past few months. Truth is that this has been an announced and very desired change, which I have been working hard to get to. Since works like Study for Woman’s Head, Waterlily and others i have been pursuing a more hybrid mix of abstracts and figurativism, almost like if both things were one. Abstract painting is very linked to the spiritual in a more energetic, idealized sense, and my goal to mix […]