Valeria Pesce is an Italian artist living in Barcelona, the place where she began her career as a painter combining it with her work as a graphic designer. She is a self-taught painter working in oils, acrylics and watercolour. Since she started, painting has become an urgent need. Fascinated mostly by pulsating life, water, but also people and nature in general. Water as an element in eternal transformation. Fish as elusive coloured dots constantly moving in the water which occasionally becomes the sky where all manner of creature may fly. The colours are the vectors of her emotions.
She usually works on different paintings and subjects at the same time, on small or round canvases as much as on very large or stretched ones, it depends on the energy of the day. She starts painting with a rough idea but the final result on canvas is often completely different from the initial concept. The most difficult task is to decide whether a painting is finished or not because for her painting is a
Flowers are pure nature, my main source of inspiration, along with everything that palpitates and breathes. Alive or rotten, big or small, they bloom on the canvas in harmonious arrangements as they do in my mind, like the fruit of creative chaos. The abstract background emphasizes their beauty and their strength.