ABOUT

STATEMENT

I am a professional artist interested to depict figurative and wildlife.

Painting and drawing are my means of expression.

Inspiration is predominantly classical but with a strong contemporary presence.

My creative approach is focused on a narrative composition based on the principles of symbolism, realism, perception, poetry, mystery, aesthetics and detail. Where the symbolism wants to evoke an intimate emotion, and arouse the interest in Nature, force that connects all living beings.

For me Nature is very important and its inspiration allows me a very complex and descriptive creativity.

Each of my creatures tells a story about presence and essence, taking shape from light and shadows, like an emotion that vibrates in a timeless space. I believe that painting and drawing are the best ways to represent this.

Over the years I have always experimented different drawing and painting techniques so obtaining the today’s ever-evolving style.

The most important thing is that, both in painting and in drawing, my work has to appear absolutely smooth and only if I want light reflections in painting, then I create an “ad hoc” material effect.

Throughout the creative phase I always dedicate a great attention to the choice of the surface’s size where my painting will come to life.

I work in my studio during the day, every day of the week  losing the notion of time…always.

CRITICS

BIOGRAPHY

Anna Rita Centura was born in Orvieto- Italy.

She attended the Art Institute in Orvieto, studying “Graphic arts, advertising and photography”.

After finished her studies, she has collaborated as painter and decorator for architects, as illustrator and graphic designer for Italian magazines and as visualizer for advertising agencies.

On 2008, she started with her professional fine art career focused only on Drawing and Painting. She has always had a great interest in figurative art, that now also includes her passion for wildlife.

Her drawings/paintings are in some worldwide private collections. She works and receives in her own atelier Orvieto-Italy.

EXHIBITIONS:

May – June 2018:

A&I Fine Arts Studio – Orvieto – ITALY

October 2017:

Painted Dog Conservation Inc – Perth – Sydney – Melbourne – AUSTRALIA

February 2016:

Painted Dog Conservation Inc – Perth – AUSTRALIA

Nov – Dec 2015:

A&I Fine Arts Studio – Orvieto – ITALY

June 2015:

Painted Dog Conservation Inc -Perth – Sydney – Melbourne – AUSTRALIA

April – May 2014:

A&I Fine Arts Studio – Orvieto – ITALY

July-Aug 2013:

A&I Fine Arts Studio – Orvieto – ITALY

February 2012:

“PARALLAX AF 15-18th ” Chelsea Town Hall, King’s road – London -UK

September 2011:

“COMPLESSO MONUMENTALE DI S.ANDREA AL QUIRINALE – TEATRO DEI DIOSCURI” – Rome – ITALY

September 2010:

LATINO ART MUSEUM Pomona-Los Angeles Ca – U.S.A.

August 2010:

LATINO ART MUSEUM Ontario-Los Angeles Ca – U.S.A.

September 2006:

“ART NICE EXPO” Nice – FRANCE.

March 2006:

“MUSE IN MUSICA” Palazzo Sforza della Cervara Orvieto- ITALY.

May 2006:

“MEMORIE DI ALTRI TEMPI” Allerona – ITALY.

December 2001:

“BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE DELL’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA” Fortezza da Basso – Florence – ITALY.

September 2001:

“MODERN ART” Palazzo dei Sette Orvieto – ITALY.

April-may 2001:

“14° BIENNALE NAZIONALE DI PITTURA” Soliera-Modena – ITALY.

August-september 2001:

GALLERIA MINERVA – Perugia – ITALY.

April 2001:

IPSO ART GALLERY – Perugia – ITALY.

December 2000-January 2001:

“PALAZZO DEI SETTE” Orvieto – ITALY.

March 2000:

“ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE ROMA ARTE” Rome – ITALY.

October -November 1999:

“W.F.A. GALLERY” New York – U.S.A.

September 1997:

“IL TEMPO” Sala Conferenze – Rome – ITALY.

July 1997:

FEYENOORD Rotterdam – HOLLAND.