Based in Miami, US
Carolina works with steel which she mends into organic shapes that embody collective ideas. Inspired by nature, she seeks to express the interconnectedness of everything in her works
A: Please, tell us a bit more about yourself. What brought you into art?
C: I have been into art since I was very little. I used to draw all the time when I was a kid. When I had to decide which career path to follow, I realized that art was what made me happier and that I would be unhappy doing something else.
A: What inspires you the most?
A: Do you have any specific rituals while working(creating)?
C: I wake up early, have breakfast, read the papers, and walk my dog. It takes about 2 hours for me to leave home and be ready for the studio. I don’t like to rush; I need to be relaxed and concentrated on my work. I don’t like to be on my phone too much and I need to feel that I have all the time in the world to work.
A: What would you recommend to someone who's new to art (whether artist or just an admirer), what to begin with?
C: Do the work! That’s the most important thing. Work, try new things, and experiment in order to get your creativity going.
A: What are your three favourite adjectives related to art?
C: Strong, brilliant, mysterious.
A: The best angle to look at art is from...?
A: The perfect phrase to start any conversation about art is: ...?
C: "What does this piece say to you?"
A: Must-read books to help us talk about art (or do we even need them)?
C: Art history books to know what came before and how we can relate to it.
A: If you could change one thing in the art world - what would it be?
C: Works that are done to impress and look good in photos.
A: Please, share your favorite quote (not necessarily related to art).
C: Never give up.