New studio in Melbourne

Super excited to be painting again! I certainly missed it during the craziness of moving houses. But here I am now settled in Melbourne, with a bright and beautiful studio, and back to work with a new piece, which will be followed by many others. Visit my website http://www.martagalindoartworks.com to see my previous works… and…

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Kennel for RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2015

I was asked to support RSPCA by painting a kennel for the next RSPCA Million Paws Walk event. Among other activities, that day they were going to host an auction of kennels painted by different artists in WA, and the funds raised would go towards RSPCA projects to provide care and protection of animals. I was very…

Regatta in Perth

This is my latest painting, “Regatta in Perth”. Perth is a wonderful city, and ever since I moved here I wanted to paint the beautiful view you have of the skyline from South Perth, which is the icon of the city, and I finally did it! :) And to make it better, I decided to…

As if the sand was stone

“Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand was stone.” – Jorge Luis Borges Oil painting “Indiana Teahouse, Cottesloe” by Marta Galindo.

The beauty of what you do not see

I consider there is some attractiveness on what you do not get to see completely, on what leaves you with the desire of seeing more, of knowing more. We have an extraordinary mind that fills the gaps for us, and yet, we want more, we want it all. Part of the beauty of the sea…

The perfection of the whole

It is truly exceptional the way new ideas can cross your mind… Someday you go for a walk, you see a leaf falling from a tree, and that is it. “Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of…

Looking at the ocean

This acrylic painting represents the attraction to the ocean through the naïve look of a seabird. The bird, situated almost in the centre of the painting, draws you into the beach, making you wonder what he sees or even think. You can almost feel the blinding light in your eyes and the heat coming off…