BASED IN NEW YORK CITY.
Catalina Toro's energy flows through her work in a confident yet emotionally responsive fashion. The artist's unique history reflects in her perspective. Born and raised in Colombia in 1978, Catalina has lived in New York City since 1998.
Entirely Self-taught in art while being closely mentored and assisting top NYC artists she immersed herself into the arts and art's history. Catalina has nurtured and developed a style that blends her love for figurative art and the abstract, art theory, and history with the potency of mythic symbolism. Her current work reflects her heritage and the rich cultural milieu of contemporary New York, passing each through the prismatic lens of her exacting eye and questing spirit
Working within a wide range of mediums – painting, portrait painting, and drawing compositions capture the essence of a moment through the use of impressionists, expressionists, abstract and post-modernist techniques. Each line movement abundant with feeling and intention.