Desedamas textile art is created by sisters, Cecília and Mercè from La Llacuna, Barcelona Spain. Their hand painted silks are “contemporary, vibrant and textured” and such a unique way to enjoy abstract art.
“We believe that part of our energy is impregnated in the pieces, and that this makes them unique and special. We also believe that each piece finds its person, its ‘match'”.
Learn more about Desedamas and their textile art below.
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Barcelona Spain Artists Desedamas
How would you describe your artistic style?
Contemporary, modern, geometric, abstract.
What’s the main inspiration for your art?
Colors, forms, design.
What is the biggest goal you try to achieve with your art?
Currently, 60% of our income comes from fairs with other types of products. What we want is for 90% of our income to come from the sale of our wall art quilts
What’s your favourite thing about being an abstract artist?
That we can play with color and shapes in our compositions.
Why abstract art and not other styles?
When we talk about art we have always worked with an abstract expression. It’s how we feel comfortable creating art and it’s where we feel comfortable creating art.
What’s one thing people might not know about you and your art journey so far?
We are two sisters and we work together creating. We use the same material and always paint our silks, but we have different techniques.
Did you always know you’d be an artist or how has your art journey progressed?
The will to create has always been there. It has been more than 20 years since we gave ourselves the opportunity to leave our jobs and embark on this path.
In your opinion, what’s the most important personal characteristic needed to embark on a career as an artist?
Creativity is very important. To create works, but also to find creative solutions to problems. Also constancy and finding the balance between mind, heart and hands.
What advice would you give up and coming abstract artists?
Be honest about what you do and persevere.
What’s your most fulfilling and enjoyable experience as an artist so far?
Of course when you manage to capture in a work what you have in your head, but also the creative process. We also enjoy a lot the contact with other artists and with the public in the exhibitions.
Where do you see yourself and your art in 5 years?
Living exclusively from what we like to do and from our works, doing exhibitions and some master classes, because we like education very much.
What do you love most about abstract art?
What artists inspire you?
Artists that inspire us are Yosiko Wada, Ann Johnston or Nancy Crow.
We hope you enjoyed getting know Art By Oak a little more. To learn even more about Toronto abstract artist Heun Oak Kim and see more of her paintings, head to her Etsy shop.
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