Mariela Soldano: Uncovering the Subconscious

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  • August 24, 2019

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Mariela Soldano, Bones, Acrylic on Canvas, 12'' x 12''
Mariela Soldano, Fall, Acrylic on Canvas, 35.5'' x 35.5''

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Mariela Soldano in A Splendid Summer Showcase. The exhibition opens August 24 and runs through September 14, 2019 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 5 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend.

About the Artist 

Argentinian artist Mariela Soldano paints vivid images that delve into the subconscious mind. Soldano works in acrylics, using a predominantly earthy palette featuring rich green, brown, and golden hues. Saldano paints with brushwork that is expressive and unbridled. She states that her artistic process entails attempting to channel her subconscious mind through her artwork. When she paints she strives to bypass rational thinking and to work instinctively.

Soldano’s work as a cultural community leader—where she endeavors to reveal the hidden needs of a community—has influenced the way she approaches her artwork. Soldano says that as an artist she aims to uncover the repressed and forgotten aspects of the human psyche. Soldano’s paintings are elemental, with a palpable feeling of movement and growth. Rooted in nature, her pieces feature organic forms and patterns. With the addition of text, Soldano adds both thematic and visual interest to her pieces. Words and letters float through her compositions, in stream of consciousness. The overall effect of Saldano’s work is of vitality and unrestrained expression.

Mariela Soldano, Park and Sun, Acrylic on Canvas, 12'' x 12''

Exhibition Dates: August 24 – Sept 14, 2019

Reception: Thursday, September 5, 2019 6-8 PM

Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm 

Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  

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Featured Artists:

Chinemerem Omeh | Stephanie A. Pitoy | SirK | Marliese Scheller | Mariela Soldano | Sandra Guy | Charlotte Lisboa | Tringa Khadija | Yutaka Fujimori | Salwa Almoayyed | Leandro Miguel Cruz | Ada Luisa Trillo | Rachel Misenar | Jerry Anderson | Aaron Pierre Pines | Gray | Ai-Wen Wu Kratz | JANINA Leigue

About the Exhibition

In and Out of the Garden is a collective exhibition presented by Agora Gallery, featuring work by nine different artists with mediums ranging from painting to mixed-media to installation. Natural forms, expressive compositions, and bold color palettes create an energetic narrative focused on the exhilarating and intoxicating reality of the human experience.

About Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.

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