"It's about repetition versus uniqueness. My interest in printmaking is that print mimic what were are as humans: we are all the same and yet everyone is different".
- Kiki Smith.
Over the years, my work has come to focus on different exhibition projects for some special art galleries and art fairs.
I always try to renew the language and materials that I use. I do not like to be trapped in what looks well or accommodates me. Despite my training in engraving techniques, I do not make editions, each one of my projects are unique. I like to investigate about the topics that motivate me, and build my own encyclopedia of images, with which I play later to build my works.
My inspiration is drawn mostly from the natural world, though my work carries references to both artistic and botanical forms. For as long as I can remember I have always been fascinated with repetitive sequencing, combining separate elements to form a cohesive group.
Nature is full of reoccurring patterns and rhythms; spirals, waves, repeating feathers and leaves. As in nature, each piece of my work, though seemingly a duplicate, is unique. Silk and paper have the smoothness and the malleability that I need to create new shapes, manipulating them to appear in some cases defiantly weightless.
My work is a celebration of nature itself. I aim to create projects that inspire, connect and touch in an emotional way, taking the viewer on a journey through different ethereal, botanical and peaceful landscapes.
Born in Santiago, Chile 1973. I grew up surrounded by Chilean landscapes which inspired me from an early age. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts and Esthetic. During my period in school, I became greatly inspired by the artworks of visual artists that worked with engraved techniques. I graduated in 1996, cementing my interest in the fusion between human organs, landscapes and natural forms. After some years I moved to Bogota to pursue my Artist career, it was there, where I became a real nature lover. The exuberant landscapes all around Colombia inspired my techniques, my art language, my soul. I was introduced to different and magnificent cultures and became fascinated by its multiple possibilities for expression and development of ideas.
I began to focus more and more on working with different natural elements like feathers and leaves in particular, and started exploring concepts where natural forms and materials merged.