I cover and re-cover the mistakes.
I sort, match, and align the shapes and colours. I repeat forms in rows, in columns.
I outline, I scrape, and repair.
The collection "Stories by my grandmother" has been inspired by the unbelievable and magical but real stories that Uberlinda, my grandmother, used to tell us thousands of times after school.
I work with the juxtaposition of colours, lines and textures, and endless superposition of them on many layers. Layers that together tell the story behind.
"...Most of all, the acceptance and celebration of making marks no matter how ‘imperfect’ they may be, make these paintings vibrant and beautiful. She draws, paints, makes mistakes, covers, and develops her paintings over a period of time, building a history much like life, learning from mistakes and building off them." (Anita Frost)
I invite you to submerge into this colourful world of imperfections.