Category Archives: Krumlov

Residence in Cesky Krumlov


Two Paintings, One Drawing, and a Blank Canvas

The plan was to start my day by giving my three pieces their finishing touches and prepare for a new one, by applying the gesso on the last raw canvas I have brought from Toronto.


Maintaining the Rhythm

The real challenge is not to achieve something rather it is to maintain it. And, this has been the case. I am rotating between the three projects by working a few hours on each of them.


Textures and Multitasking

The concentrated attention provided by this time in residence opens the self to wonder. The impulse to look for something and experiment can be pursued as the means to feed artistic investigation. This time and this space are especially reserved for that…


Getting into the Zone

I am entering into the second week of my residence and I can feel that my soul is only now arriving here to meet my body. It is an Brazilian indian idea that if someone travels too fast, the soul will be able to catch up only later on. There are these st…


“…cultivate language based on our emotions that help to amplify our felt experience”

Reflecting over weight versus content, I see how much all the care on packing my paintings materials to bring them to Krumlov has paid off. Particularly, the raw canvas and the Golden Paint’s gesso made it worth to deal with backpain for more than three…


My first ‘Krumlov’ painting

The internal discipline I was anxious about turned out to be something much more practical. To build a routine by defining a daily schedule seems to be working. As it is too hot to work in the morning at my open air studio I embraced the limitation and turned it into liberation.


Dobrý Den (Good Morning)

Dobry Den (Good Morning) Advancing from “Thinking” to “Doing”, including getting my recycled plastic containers for mixing paints, took not only intention and time but also lots of organization and learning. I have not started painting yet, though I have been working with ideas and making drafts with my pastels.



I am leaving to Czech Republic today to start my Artist in Residence Program at Milkwood


After Graduation: Krumlov!

After Graduation: Krumlov!I am looking forward for my Artist in Residence program in Krumlov, Czech Republic. It is so exciting to the point that my heartbeat rate doubles every time I imagine myself at that old town, dedicating my time totally to pa…