Ariana Rivera Cortes

What was the inspiration behind your artwork?

My inspiration came during the process. I spend a lot of time looking at the big white square and nothing passed my mind, but since I was going against the clock I decided to just let go. I started experimenting with a hair dryer and cold and hot colors, making it stain after stain. At the end, I wasn’t satisfied with the result. Two years later I looked at the painting again and started thinking, I said to myself “This piece needs life”, and so, a life I gave it. Today, that piece is the inspiration for all my new creations.

What do you see as the similarity between science and art? Why is science-art important in today's society?

One of the most important similarities between art and science is creativity so much for making a scientific advance and an artistic expression. The truth is that one inspires the other so when they are used together they create amazing masterpieces.

Get to know the artist!

Hi! My name is Ariana. I am from Puerto Rico. I am in my second year of a bachelor's degree in psychology at the University Of Puerto Rico in Cayey.

Get in touch!

Follow Ariana on Instagram: @ariscarts

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