One thing I heard over and over by visitors who looked at Carlos’ artworks at Connekt 2014 was how colorful his paintings are and how some remind them of space and galaxy.
Carlos Solórzano is a multifaceted artist who had devoted many years to the advertising industry before becoming a full time artist, his works were internationally recognized and rewarded for their creative quality.
Some of the Connekt 2014 Artists could only confirm their participation at the very last minute and so the interview with them had to be postponed to after the Connekt 2014 expo.
One of these artists is the talented Portuguese artist Elena Fernández who has been nominated by Connekt judging team, Maestro Ennio Calabria and Anny Baldissera of Cassiopea Gallery as the top 5 most talented Connekt artist of 2014 in terms of creativity.
The bellow interview is conducted by Marianka Solórzano.
Elena Fernández is a magical rescuer who gives forgotten objects and opportunity to be reborn into a beautiful treasure through her touch of love and her use of colors and her spice of creativity. Elena creates beauty through the reconstruction of raw materials, wood, metal, plastics and anything she finds lost and abandoned by someone.
How can we put an end to the ‘starving artist’ catastrophe?
By bringing artists and chefs together! or maybe by introducing ways that Artists can eat their art ,)
Jokes aside, through a game invention of Chiara Ricci, during Connekt Expo 2014, we are helping visitors experience the artist and chef within with a game called ‘Eat you Art’ project.
When at Connekt we introduced the challenge of Artist Confronting Chefs for 2014 Rome Expo, we never thought the one who would respond to it would be a young Milan based award winning product designer from Caserta who has dedicated her talent into making eating more joyful and pleasing.
Creativity is the seed of a greener future but this seed will never grow into a tree and come to fruition if it is not planted by productive minds and then watered by business minds.
Chiara is an example of a creative talent who has taken it to the next level of production so that we can all live in her ideal world and enjoy a better life in near future with her creations. While introducing a very new interactive game for the Connekt Expo 2014 visitors to enjoy, Chiara will also be exhibiting her project: ‘Food Design for Happy Living’ and ‘Estro’.
Uno degli artisti più interessanti di Connekt Expo è senza dubbio Gabriella Porpora. Docente di Disegno, Pittura e Storia dell’Arte, attualmente vive e lavora a Roma, ma è vissuta lunghi anni all’estero ed ha molto viaggiato.
Il critico d’arte Giorgio Di Genova l’ha inserita nell’Enciclopedia della Storia dell’Arte del XX secolo.
L’artista Gabriella Porpora ha sempre prediletto la commistione di tecniche e materiali, tra cui il perspex per ottenere trasparenze, oscillando dagli assemblages alle pittosculture, procedendo sulla via della combinazione, ovvero intersezione, dai sentieri
dell’informale e del neodada.
This year, through Connekt 2014, during Christmas season, Rome is becoming the hub of connection, connecting East to West.
While the Middle Eastern Art, specifically Arabic art from the gulf region with its poetic and cultural symbolism has yet to find its deserving place in the world, we are happy to represent one of the female Emarati talents, Sara Albannay, at this year’s Connekt.
When I first looked at Sara’s works, her admiration for sensuality, feminity and the UAE culture was the first thing that caught my attention. Sara’s paintings depict the Emarati women of today through silent paintings that talk alot.
In her words:
Art is the deep textured body language of the innerself communcating a special message without words.
This time, we’ve put a twist in the interview. Marianka Solórzano , Connekt Manager of Artists Relations, a talented graphic designer and poet herself, has interviewed her friend and Connekt artist Carolina Galia and so we will get to know more about Carolina as who she is as an artist. We will get to learn who she is as a person.
Carolina Galia is a highly talented surrealist Illustrator from Venezuela whose sunny arts give you the power to dream and believe everything is possible.
I think Carolina is a Dreamer, she is a person with a great quality of Human, a genuine Human being I could say, because she is always giving, Big hearted, beautiful in mind and soul. She is also a mischievous girl and she could spread laughter to 1.000 people just with one of her jokes. She is strong and unique in her personality.