Painting “Cari”

The first painting of my gorgeous sister Cari “Cari”, Oil on canvas, 76 x 50.5 cm, 2016 Over the years my sister has been an inspiration for me in many different ways, now she also inspires me artistically. I loved so much working on this painting, capturing her beauty and elegance, in this case dressed…

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Ellenbrook Arts Exhibition

My first group exhibition in Australia!! :D The exhibition, held at Ellenbrook Arts Gallery, was open to the public from 23rd May to 7th June 2015, exhibiting over 120 artworks from different artists. Among them was my painting Regatta in Perth :) (see photo). Some photos from the opening night can be seen below. More photos…

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…

Magnificence in the oceans

“. . . mixing with the soft waves themselves (…) these are the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean’s skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it… “ – Herman Melville (Moby Dick) Oil and acrylic painting “Humpback whale” by Marta Galindo.

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 voice of the sea

“The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering, clamouring, inviting the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of contemplation. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.” – Kate Chopin (The Awakening) Oil painting “The wave”…

Silence

“In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth” – Mahatma Gandhi. Painting of Lighthouse in Crete, Greece