Elena Molinari

(Born, Uruguay)

Biography

A highly skilled and inventive Hyperrealist, Molinari was born in Uruguay and now resides in Spain. Her career has included not only the creation of her own art, but work in the world of academia as a professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Madrid.
 
Molinari’s subject matter includes classic still-life elements of vases and bowls of fruit, as well as her highly finished paintings of the reflective surfaces of crumpled Coke cans. Her inspiration is drawn not only from Old Masters such as Pieter Claesz and Christoffel Van Den Bergh, but from contemporary sources. Her work has been exhibited from Europe to China, and her paintings are included in numerous private collections worldwide.