A painter is a collector, he makes his own collection
Un peintre es un collectioneur, il fait sa propre collection
Un pintor es un coleccionista, hace su propria coleccion
Having lived in North and South America and in northern and southern Europe, I picked up bits of cultures all over. During my stay in California I first came into contact with asian art and philosophy which would leave a lasting mark on me. The influence from Asia was reinforced in Argentina where I took classes of japanese painting with Cristina Ishikawa. Except for these classes and some drawing classes I am an autodidact.
The most gratifying moments in painting are those when all of a sudden you get a kick out of an accident, something not planned which fits the painting just perfectly. The intuition is at work and surprises the rational mind. Sometimes the painting overtakes your will and dictates colors, forms or nuances which were never thought of.
Living in Kenya now for a number of years, I want to paint all these new impressions I am facing....