Artist Country: Spain
Dimensions: 35in x 35in | 90cm x 90cm
Medium: Acrylic, natural pigments and oil on canvas
Holidays under a palm tree is what everyone needs anytime.
This painting gives you that feeling of a dreamy holiday and the breeze of summertime. This piece is from the series "The trip" where I depicted places where I had been or where I wish to go.
Alba Escayo was born in Asturias, Spain, in 1981. Following several years in Italy, where she attended the National Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, Italy, Escayo went on to receive her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Complutensian University in Madrid, and her Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Belgrade, Serbia. Currently based in Madrid, Escayo is a critically acclaimed contemporary artist who’s expansive and compelling paintings and interdisciplinary works have garnered her international recognition, and are extensively represented in galleries, and several permanent public and private collections as well to a frequent exhibitions the world over, with most recent solo and group exhibitions in Spain , Singapore and the Balkans, Escayo maintains a highly engaged and collaborative artist practice, which includes numerous invitational residencies and international projects. Vibrant, masterful, and implicitly expressionistic, Alba Escayo’s paintings converge artistic ingenuity with new media principles in practice which is entirely contemporary. With reference to natural elements, oceanic-landscapes, and travel iconography, Escayo’s painterly collage work is a reinterpretation of the artist’s international travels— acting as both a signifier for contemporary re-engagement, and preservation of, the tradition of exploration place, afar and familiar.