Elina Chauvet – biography
Elina Chauvet was born in 1959 in Casas Grandes Chihuahua, Mexico, undertook graduate studies in architecture at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, a city north of Mexico and the US border. His foray into painting was self-taught and his passion for this and other disciplines has led her to take a lot of workshops with renowned international and Mexican artists.
Artist and tireless activist, creator of public art installation The Red Shoes, conceptually traveling and playing through replies in several countries including Italy, Norway, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, United Kingdom, United States and Mexico. Has lived for several years in the state of Sinaloa, Elina be seen in the experience of art of living in two states that have marked their violence.
Elina has exhibited in galleries, museums and public spaces since 1994, becoming a household name and is recognized throughout the international scene, especially European.
“With my work I try to communicate my concerns and social policies through various media such as painting, printmaking, performance, installation and alternative media. They are always looking for new materials and tools that allow me to explore and do my job,” he the artist explained.
“A theme that comes is regarding violence significantly, its various aspects and social impact. A delightful soaked it, I find it impossible to abstract and virtual means, I found the perfect tool to reach audiences, no geographical borders and that is not just a passive spectator, but an active guest. “
“I believe in art as a generator of social change and hope for a just and non-violent.”
You would find more information about her and her works on: http://www.elinachauvet.com/