The power of colours and the infinite possibilities for experimentation they offer is something that fascinates and inspires me day after day. I am attracted to the unusual, the unexpected and the extraordinary. As an abstract painter, I abandon myself to emotions and moods, trusting my gut feeling and tapping into the spirit of the moment. I use colours ,forms and textures to bring across my feelings and ideas and give them an aesthetic wholeness.
Live painting sessions are a great inspirational source of energy, this is why I truly love participating in those events.
Recent work in acrylics comprises experimentation with different styles, such as a body of work characterized by the washing off of the medium with a lot of water, giving the paintings a fluid and dripping look. Typical work in a subsequent period would feature extensive use of the spatula, resulting in a strong texture with thick layers of paint. Paintings from this period are filled with boundless energy as a result of a technique that permits extreme creative freedom.
Current work is characterized by more subtle nuances, often finger painted, but also by an exploration of a new world of extreme contrasts, where emotions are introduced through a single vibrant splash. I am also still pursuing my discovery of the possibilities of gold leaves and tar, which is still opening a totally new horizon for me.
Self-taught and active for nearly 15 years, my main influence is Riopelle. I greatly appreciate his artwork from ... Read More