Favorite material to work with? Acrylic
What is your medium? Canvas
What themes do you pursue? Life, death, the absurd inconsistency of religions…
How many years as an artist? Five
Most important tool you use? My brain and the architecture
Where is your studio? It is a home-studio in Santiago, Chile.
What was the best advice given to you as an artist? The best advice was to ignore advice.
Process> Concept or Process<Concept? Each one depends on the other.
Sketchbook? Do you use one? Yes! All the time…
Why do you make art? Because it makes me happy.
Art school or self-taught? A mixture of learning how to observe (architecture school) and self-taught.
Favorite font? Century gothic
Tattoos? I want one! Soon, when I find the appropriate one.
Prefer to work with music or in silence? Music
iTunes, Spotify, Records? Records
Succulents or cigarettes? Both
What’s around the corner from your place? A Peruvian restaurant and store houses
Favorite sound? Radiohead
Favorite smell? The south of Chile
Where can we find you outside the studio? At friends’ houses
Who are your favorite writers? Jean Baudrillard
If you couldn’t be an artist, what would you do? I don’t know, really.
Food or sleep? Food.
“Death’s Celebration”,Oil Painting, is for sale at Saatchi Online | Original: $$5,000.00
Greatest achievement? Being who I want to be.
Finish the sentence: “I would never be caught dead….” Never say never…
Would you rather be able to make a living as an artist now or become famous after you die? Now! Obviously
Were you popular in high school? No, thankfully.
Would you rather see your art on a t-shirt or on a billboard? On a billboard. I usually don’t like t-shirts with prints
Astrology or astronomy? Astronomy
Would you ever figure model naked? Why not?
Religion or pop culture? Pop culture. Religion makes people numb.
Traditional or conceptual? Conceptual
What do you collect? Ideas
Favorite contemporary artist? Alfredo Jaar
A piece of art you love? Lights in the city (1999), Alfredo Jaar
Which living or dead artist would you most like to meet? Warhol
Use anything other than paint? Pencils
Figurative or abstract? Figurative
“Electric Car” is available for sale at Saatchi Online| Original: $10,000.00| Prints starting at $69.00
Representational or Surreal? Representational surrealism is the definition of my work.
Is painting dead? No, and it will never die.
Favorite brush? A thin one
What do you wear while you paint? Just underwear
Painting Inside or Outside? Inside
Monet or Manet? Manet