Here I would love to present my painting series I’ve done awhile ago. I started to make a collection of different type of masks after visiting the Natural History Museum in NYC, after my trip to Arizona and Nevada, as well as collecting the images of folk art from Peru and Mexico. I studied some African masks as well, and here are a few mixed media and acrylics of my studies. I got influence of colors , shapes and proportions practically at any place I went and observed.
Rio has a unique and always recognizable landscape. The city is just magnificent from a bird’s-eye view. I made some interesting finds while I was browsing Copacabana, Leblon and Ipanema, visiting the local samba and jazz clubs, and local markets. I had the opportunity to visit different parts of the city, and even went for a football( soccer) game of two local club teams: that was a great experience.