Posidonia Series

Posidonia Oceanica is an endemic Mediterranean plant with the same external organization as the superior plants. It has roots, stem, leaves and capacity to produce flowers and fruits with seeds. It forms large underwater meadows that are an important part of the ecosystem. The fruit is free floating and known in Italy as "the olive of the sea". The plants of Posidonia oceanica grow forming wide meadow, for an optimum growth it needs transparent waters. For this reason, the presence of dense and large meadows is a clear sign of the quality of its waters. The presence of Posidonia Oceanica proves the quality of the water represented in this series of paintings, with the focus is on the refraction of light on a soft background, the sky at different times of the day. 

 

Posidonia II

Posidonia II

Acrylic on Aluminium Composite Panel 100X62cm 2017

Posidonia III

Posidonia III

Oil and Acrylic on Wood Panel 100x70cm 2017

Drowning

Drowning

100x62cm Oil and Acrylic on Aluminium Composite Panel While I was painting this wave/splash, I could see in my mind similar images from my past. The strongest image was the water raising up above my eyes, slowly, in an unstoppable dynamic. The next memory associated with that is of me on the beach next to my brother who hurt himself while he was saving me from drowning. He stepped on a nail which was inside of a wood piece.