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Lícia Vallim - “Make art, breathe art, live the Art”, by Edmundo Cavalcanti

Edmundo Cavalcanti é Artista Plástico, Colunista de Arte e Poeta.

Edmundo Cavalcanti is a Visual Artist, Art Columnist and Poet.

1- Where did you born? And what is your academic training?

I was born in São João da Boa Vista / SP, I lived for 6 years in Ourinhos / SP and since 1985 I live in Ribeirão Preto / SP.

I'm a Systems Analyst and Real Estate Broker by training and Visual Artist by passion.

2- How and when you give your first contact with the Arts?

Around my first decade of life I started to get involved with painting on clothes.

3- How did you find this gift?

I've always been involved with the Arts, after all I received this gift from God, my passion and in every opportunity that I had, participated in courses that were within my reach.

Lícia Vallim é Artista Plástica.

Lícia Vallim is Plastic Artist.

4- What are your main influences?

My first studies were in the Works of Art of Pierre Bonnard e Kandinsky.

5- What materials do you use in your works?

I like to work with oil and acrylic paints, on paper and canvas.

6- What is your creative process itself? What inspires you?

I do a lot of studies and research to stimulate my creations until a first idea comes up, so I can develop a path during the creation period that will be revealed each time brushstroke.

7- When you started effectively to produce or create your works?

Since 2005 I have dedicated myself to the creations of my Works of Art, professionally.

8- Art is an intellectual production exquisite, where emotions are embedded in the context of creation, but in art history, we see that many artists are derived from other, following technical and artistic movements through time, you own any model or influence of any artist? Who would be?

Whenever I start creating a new Work of Art, I am inspired by studies on the theme that I will be developing and research on Works by Impressionist Artists, modern and contemporary, but I end up following my artistic look, always trying to transmit in my portraits the images of peace, harmony and joy, that I value so much.

9- What does art mean to you? If you were to summarize in a few words the meaning of Arts in your life…

My life comes down to making Art, breathe art, live the Art.

I dedicate myself entirely to studies and productions, always organizing myself to create my next Work of Art.

10- What techniques do you use to express their ideas, feelings and perceptions about the world?

It is through painting that I express my ideas, my feelings and my look around the world, seeking to present the viewer with hope, peace and happiness.

11- Every artist has his mentor, that person whom you mirrored that encouraged and inspired you to follow this career you, going ahead and taking your dreams the other expression levels, who this person is and how it introduced you in the art world?

I am a Visual Artist that I always try to be close to serious and prosperous artists, and I remain attentive to every opportunity.

Besides worrying a lot about my research and studies to improve my productions every day, I also dedicate myself to relate to a multitude of artists and the opportunities are appearing.

I run after my dreams and God is bringing me people and opening the way.

12- You have another activity beyond art? You teaches classes, lectures etc.?

I've taught painting classes, but currently my dedication to Art is integral.

13- Its major national and international exhibitions and their awards?

  • Expo Art Licia Vallim Ribeirão Shopping 2020 in Ribeirão Preto / SP;
  • Arts Collective at Tao Sigulda International Cultural Center in Jarinu / SP;
  • Arts Collective at Bauhaus School of Ribeirão Preto/SP;
  • Arts Collective at House of Culture of Ribeirão Preto/SP;
  • Arts Collective at Unip Ribeirão Preto/SP;
  • Arts Collective at Ribeirão Preto Palace Cultural Center/SP;
  • Arts Collective House Museum of Portinari Brodowski/SP;
  • Virtual Art Collective “Arte é Vida” and “Arte sem Limites” from Raphael Art Gallery Virtual, curated by Edmundo Cavalcanti;
  • Artist selected for Oswaldo Goeldi Biennial of Taubaté/SP;
  • Listed Artist no Campineiro Center of Arts and Folklore-Campinas/SP;
  • Artist selected for the 2nd Edition of the Revista Artrilha de São josé do Rio Preto / SP.

14- Your plans for the future?

My project as a Visual Artist is to focus more and more on my career, looking for new opportunities, respect and be able to contribute so that everyone has access to culture and fall in love with the arts.

15- In your opinion what is the future of Brazilian art and its artists? (in the general context) and why so many artists are giving preference to show their work in international exhibitions despite high costs?

I believe that Brazilian art has grown more and more from the passion of the artist to express his idea in a responsible way, to the world, through the ease of social media.

As international exhibitions, are opportunities for high-value exhibition spaces that are being made available more easily to artists to showcase their work.

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  1. I'm a huge fan of the artist Licia Vallim . Its vibrant brushstrokes and strong colors convey beauty , energy and vigor . Wonderful ! Love much !

  2. I love the colors that Licia puts in her work, achieve a harmony that captures our eyes, congratulations dear artist.

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