The Word Preceding the Last Storm

SWALLOWING THE LIZARD I am continuing to share the secret stories -not without effort and a certain embarrassment- behind the works of my retrospective exhibition Imaginarium, on October 21st in Seattle. It was the spring of 1988. I was 20 and had just fallen in love with a girl. What …

The Waiting Faun

HOW I GOT MY GOAT It is no coincidence that many of the creatures that came out of my pencils have horns and goat shapes. Don’t get it wrong. It’s not that I “get my goat” all the time. I believe… It has to do with my genes and those …

The Homesick Willow

OF HOW I GOT STUCK IN BETWEEN WORLDS 9 years ago now, in September 2008, Naomi and I moved with 4 suitcases and two laptops to the Seattle area. Just a few weeks later I already had my drafting table set up and, spontaneously, I made this pencil drawing, “The …

Old Europe

BREAKING THE SPELL OF 15 YEARS WITHOUT PAINTING 15 years without painting. 15 long years without creating art. With this digital painting, in 2006, I broke the emotional spell that blocked me creatively as a painter. This is the first time I tell this openly, in public. It all started …

Fantasia

HOW I FREED MY CLOWNS Of all my works, this is the dearest for me. Not only because is one of the oldest ones, but because it was one of the most exciting chapters of my childhood: recovering my court of fantastic clowns, who for many years remained in hostage. …

50 years of Magic & Imagination

Dear friends: in October I turn 50. This year, I feel that I need to give something very special from myself. Many times my friends have told me that coming into my bedrooms and studios is like entering another world, another time, another dimension. Now, I feel that I need …

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial