Santiago Carbonell is active/lives in Mexico, Ecuador. Santiago Carbonell is known for romantic figure painting, printmaking, teaching.
Biography Santiago Carbonell
Born in 1960 in Quito, Carbonell, Ecuadorian painter, emigrated to Mexico in 1986. Carbonell studied painting in Barcelona and was part of a group of young painters influenced by informalism. Tàpies was an influential figure for him. Tachism and working with different materials, accidents, chance, and texture are all highly influential in his works. He likes to experiment and is influenced by the avant-garde. His own work is realistic in nature and combines elements of romanticism and minimalism.
Carbonell feels that being an artist is not inherited and that the environment that one grows up in is more important than one’s genes. His father loved art and took him to museums when he was a young boy. As a child, he learned from his pa
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