“Opulent Abstraction I” By Elisa Insua
“Opulent Abstraction I” is a piece by Argentinian visual artist Elisa Insua who turn trash into art and uses it as her medium of expression.
“Opulent Abstraction I” (2018)
Díptico / Técnica mixta sobre madera
122 x 72 cm c/u
1 in stock
Elisa Insua was born in Buenos Aires in 1990. In 2008 she entered Torcuato Di Tella University, to study Economics and Business successfully graduating at the age of 21. In 2010 she received a scholarship to study at University of Amsterdam (UvA), where she was surrounded by young artists, and where she accentuated her passion for drawing. In 2011 she had her first group show at ArtEf gallery, and in September of that year, she was convened for the annual fair Arte Espacio as an emerging artist. In 2012 she received a Special Mention in the Regina Pacis School of Art Prize for Emerging Artists and in 2013 she received the Second Mention in the San Isidro Municipality Acquisition Prize. Even though she started her career as a self-taught artist, in recent years she has studied sculpture with Miguel Harte, and has assisted art critiques with Fabiana Barreda, Diego Bianchi y Ernesto Ballesteros.
In 2014 she had her first solo-show, a site specific in Plataforma gallery (Córdoba, Argentina). In 2013 and 2014 she exhibited in Arte Espacio Art Fair, and in 2016 she had her first solo show in Buenos Aires – titled “More is More” in Espacio Modos. In 2015, 2016 and 2017 she exhibited in the fair ArteBA, with the gallery María Casado HG.
She lives and works in Madrid, Spain.