Marina Capdevila, Barcelona, Spain, holds of a degree in Art from the University of Barcelona, then part of an exchange program at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Amsterdam and a postgraduate degree in artistic illustration at the Eina School in Barcelona.

Having been inspired by the beauty that doesn’t follow the usual aesthetic canons as old people, timeless characters lost in a society that they are already beginning to struggle to understand.

Her muse is her grandmother. What she wants to communicate through her artwork is the desire to reach old age with full vitality.

The resources of exaggeration and irony are key points in her creations, as well as a powerful color chart combined with a soft shading inspired in the Renaissance technique, the Sfumato. Marina Capdevila is a Painter & Illustrator based in Barcelona.

in situ
Merbé [Alt. 1933m],
photo: V.A.F., Ian Cox, Courtesy of the artist