‘Golden Oriole’ by Vorja Sánchez
Artist: Vorja Sánchez
Title: ‘Golden Oriole’
Medium: Ink, watercolour and pencil on Arches cotton 350 gsm paper
Dimensions: 35.4″ x 23.6″
Year of Creation: 2021
About the Artist:
I try to be alert to those forms, generally of organic constitution, that I find in everyday life. In the notebook I usually make a quick note of the basic structure, or of how the different elements that share or inhabit the same space are connected. Later, I develop it in my studio. It is fun to play at giving an appearance to fauna and flora that a priori (rationally) should not have. Nature, being ubiquitous, allows you to empathize with a creature even if you have never seen it before. You can create a being with a new appearance, but if you follow the guidelines you observe in the natural elements, it will be familiar, friendly. That’s the point I’m trying to reach with my work. Nature, in its inherent essence, grants the same dynamics of form regardless of the transcendence or size of each being, plant or element. In this way, a microorganism can have the same spheroidal structure as a galaxy, or the stone of a fruit the labyrinthine appearance of the shell of some type of invertebrate.