I am an Italian artist from Milan, living on the west coast of Clare, Ireland.
Lived in Ireland 8 years. Working all over Europe.
WHAT I DO:
Every plant I draw is the expression of what the Soil provides for us as human beings.
A beautiful gift from Mother Earth we meet every day, even in cities: amazing colours and different shades which come from this beautiful dark matter.
If we connect with this energy and we work with Nature we build this connection, receiving gratitude in the vegetables and flowers that nourish and give us pleasure.
I develop a close connection with plants while I paint them, appreciating their movements and importance to us.
The Soil is the most important ingredient of life on Earth and we must respect it, knowing that it is not necessarily immutable, which may not be immediately apparent.
We can respect, co-create and understand the circles of life which the Soil requires to regenerate and become fertile.
The beauty of our flowers and plants cannot be taken for granted. There is danger whenever we neglect these patterns of creation, which form the fertile Earth around us.
(see article here:
5th of December - Soil Fest Mart Gallery, Rathmines, Dublin
27 September - 16th of November 2019 - Solo - "Born from the Soil" at the Courthouse gallery, Ennistymon, Co. Clare.
I AM A MEMBER OF:
Irish Seed Savers Association
"If we recognise that every ecosystem can also be viewed as a food web, we can think of it as a circular, interlacing nexus of plant animal relationships (rather than a stratified pyramid with man at the apex)… Each species, be it a form of bacteria or deer, is knitted together in a network of interdependence, however indirect the links may be.”
― Murray Bookchin