Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Spirit of Water

PIPELINES & BORDERLINES: People Can't Drink OIL! Print Portfolio

Spirit of Water 
"Spirit of Water" Linocut by Liliana Gerardi.

For this project I was inspired by the idea that the whole universe is one organic unity. The universe is in deep harmony and we are breathing together. The whole universe is breathing together, the earth, the men, the animals, the plants, and the water. If we damage the water we stop breading together and we destroy the harmony for the life of future generations.

“My art work ranges from symbolic to abstract. I am inspired by primitive art, aboriginal art, as well as art with spiritual significance like that of Klee or Kandinsky. I work intuitively without previous sketches and I like it that way. I like curved lines, free as flowing water, the circle in my work is a generator of energy and I prefer it red.”

Liliana Gerardi
Born in Argentina, Liliana Gerardi has a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts from the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo with a Major in Printmaking. Since 1990, she has participated in exhibitions in Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Brazil, Spain, Belgium, France, The United Kingdom and Japan. She has resided in the United States from 2000. With a strong commitment to spread engraving techniques in the South Florida area, she spends part of her time giving workshops in museums and galleries in Broward and Miami-Dade.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria Egypt.
International Artists Society Salon de Tokyo. Tokyo, Japan.
Museo de la Xilografía, La Plata, Argentina.
Museo Nacional del Grabado, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan.
Ajuntament de Sabadell , Barcelona.
XYLON International. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Concello de Ourense. Ourense. Spain.
Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno. Mendoza, Argentina.
Private collections in North and South America.
She currently has her studio at the Lauderhill Art Center.

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