Being an Artist
About 'Being an Artist' series
The human feelings that are the subject of my work are universal: loneliness, concentration, depth, perseverance. Every artist who goes through a creative process is familiar with them.I depict the artist as an explorer eager to discover unknown territories and traverse the oceans. In the creative artistic mind destinations are dark, captivating and new. The road that leads to them, from creative design to the end product, is strewn with difficulties.
An artist is an explorer but also an alchemist and an inventor. I imagine the artist navigating a sailboat; after a long journey, an unknown island comes into view; being a sailor alights with mixed expectations, wondering what welcome has been reserved