Contemporary and modern Colombian painters, artworks and career of Colombian artist Diana Francia.
Resume, Biography, Exhibitions, Recognitions, and her artworks in museums and collections.
Description of her work and artist's statement
Curriculum, Biography, Exhibitions, Recognitions of Diana Francia. Her artworks in museums and collections. Description of her work and her artist statement
Diana Francia Gómez Ordóñez, Colombian, born in Cali, Valle, comes from a family of artists, for this reason, she began her passion and approach with art from a very young age in a self-taught way; Later with studies of plastic arts, he began her career participating in more than 180 exhibitions to date in the company of important Colombian and foreign artists in Spain, France, Belgium, Italy, Morocco, United States, Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Colombia; of her obtaining several recognitions to her work and her career.
Her hard work and her love for art have led her to be a cultural manager and one of the founders of "Kontemporánea Itinerant Art / Gestión KontemporArte", entities dedicated to promoting art and artists in her country.
Her works are in different collections and museums in Colombia and abroad; They have been reasons for interviews and comments on important Colombian television programs and channels such as RCN, Caracol, La Revista CMI del Canal UNO, Canal ZOOM TV. City TV, also in magazines and other printed publications, such as the Argentine magazine "Ciudad Nueva", Mexican magazine "Perfiles de México", "Colombian magazine El Congreso", Mexican newspaper "El Debate de Mazatlán" Among others, and on different portals web and international art catalogs...
"Diana Francia, as a good expressionist with her authenticity, has continuously led the process of the German George Grosz and Otto Dix, in addition to the Colombians Ángel Loochkartt, Umberto Giangrandi, Carlos Granada ... with their stamp of sensuality and eroticism.
Like good night owls, the Expressionists advance through the depths of the night and fill their canvases and papers with worldly stars that display their mutant faces and their feminine, masculine or androgynous spirit. Felines and birds of prey, spot their victims with an accurate gaze, capture them, extract their spirits ”.
Fernando Guinard - Director Museum of American Erotic Art
"The technique that Diana Francia uses is of utmost importance for the style she proposes, by using a two-phase Dripping: A fluid one that gives expressiveness and movement to the line, in the manner of the abstract expressionists or informalists; as well as another controlled one, of a figurative nature, with which he draws the shapes and outlines of his compositions.
"Her works by her manage to captivate and attract the attention of the viewer, immersing them in the deep aspects of a mental and psychological universe, full of reflection and contemplation"
Maestro Edgar Estupiñán, Curator and Cultural Commentator
"Painting ... is entering a parallel world created by me ...
In the depths of my thoughts I love, I live, I feel, I dream and I miss, only in my mind, I am the owner and architect of that parallel, ephemeral and disturbing world, which I intend to capture in the canvases so that the viewer perceives them in an accurate way.
I want to capture, among other topics, the emotions and the states of the woman's soul reflected in looks, faces, and bodies, some taken from me, others coming from my imagination or from my surroundings, and in them their different moods, sensations, feelings, doubts, and frustrations; in an expressionist figurative style with textures, paint drips and vibrant colors which allow me to give him the strength, spontaneity, and fluidity that this theme requires. This is a tribute and to document in some way the current situation of women showing through my works everything that goes beyond a naked body, as is the essence, value, sensuality, and eroticism. I wish to exhort women to love themselves regardless of religion, physicality, age, or social status, to see ourselves with other eyes, that beyond the skin there is a soul that lives, dreams, longs, and feels.
My series "Body and Naked Soul", "My Parallel World", "Question of Faith", "Animals ... Beings of Light" and "Migrations ...from the Real to the Unreal"; are portals of that parallel world, which allow me to bring what is in my mind to reality.
They are paintings that represent my world and my circumstances, my own or other people's experiences; feelings, places, life situations that remain in my mind, moments that I want to capture in memory, thoughts that I want to convey to others.
Through my paintings I want to achieve inner freedom and creativity, letting myself be carried away by the imagination or sensation of the moment, taking what is in my mind, incorporating it spontaneously on the canvas so that the viewer perceives it correctly. All this is reflected through artistic painting techniques in a figurative expressionist style, with colors and textures that express my emotions, and states of the soul.
As support I generally use canvases, although some are painted on wood, I work with oil and acrylic paint or mixed media, I use any medium that allows me to highlight my paintings, using the spatula and/or Dripping technique as a technique. or support used)
My pictorial language is based on a spontaneous realism, with naive features, letting the girl in me act, which allows me to express myself and create without self-restraint, always seeking the most faithful and sensible expression of my feeling, thus exposing my personality.
My favorite themes are religion, portraiture, figure, landscapes, animals, and abstracts, all interpreted in my own way.
2020. Museo de Arte Moderno De Bucaramanga MAMB Work "Memories of a happy childhood .... Raising comets" Mixed / canvas 70x40 cm
2016. HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF PEÑOL ANTIOQUIA Work "Tristeza" Mixed canvas 60X40 cm
2015. NICOLÁS HERRERA MUSEUM IN IBARRA ECUADOR Work: "Pensativa 3" Mixed on canvas 60x40 cm
2015. MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF HUILA (MACH) Neiva, Huila. Work. "I Analyze You" Mixed Acrylic / Canvas 60x45 cm
2014. CONSUL GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN COLOMBIA Work. The Mixed Passion On Canvas 100x70 Cm USA
2014. ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF MAZATLAN Mazatlán-México, Work "A la Espera" Mixed / cloth 60x40 CM
2013. FOUNDATION TEATRAL JULIO CÉSAR LUNA. Bogotá D. C. Work. Consentida Girl Acrylic / Canvas 50 x 70 cm
2013. MUSEUM OF AMERICAN EROTIC ART, MAREA. Bogotá D.C. Work. El Embrujo Mixta / Canvas 90x70 Cm
And in different private collections in Colombia and abroad.
Diana Francia currently lives in Bogotá D.C., Colombia; where she works as an independent artistic painter, exhibiting and marketing her work in her country and abroad through her website and through the most important Online art galleries worldwide, as well as in exclusive galleries of art.
Biography of Diana Francia Gómez Ordóñez Colombian Artist