Statement

My paintings are representational. I like to explore the Human figure and their endless aesthetic possibilities. I use the circle to represent the human head. The idea of the circle comes from the teachings of Jose Ortega y Gasset philosopher from Spain.

 
 
 

In literature I am influenced by the writings of Gabriel García Màrquez. In philosophy Ortega y Gasset has been a source of inspiration. Poems by Antonio Machado, Pablo Neruda, and Federico Garcia Lorca generate emotional stimulation and imagery which inspire my work. Films are another source of inspiration, especially those by Federico Fellini, Bernardo Bertolucci, Luchino Visconti, Luis Buñuel and Akira Kurosawa.

The use of color in my work has a strong influence from popular art in Mexico and Haiti. The paintings that you see are made with a modern fresco technique which is a mix of plaster with acrylic paint.

I use irregular forms in my paintings; they are neither rectangles nor squares. I call these shapes “Puzzle Pieces” because it is possible to combine them in multiple ways, creating more than one painting.