Man in his emotions and his relationship with others is at the center of Catherine Villa's concerns.
A psychologist in her previous life, the time spent caring for souls has left its mark. Looking at these miraculously emerged forms, one stands still.
This image appearing in the light is Us.
"I am attracted to what cannot be seen, so I paint and sculpt emotions, moments of separation, crowds that move and seek each other, bonds that are made and broken. I put humanity back at the center of everything. Catherine Villa
What emotions inhabit us? And what do we do with them? It is time to watch ourselves live. Close to everyone, Catherine literally integrates us into her work. Her characters are always in life, always in question, always waiting. They are walking towards an uncertain future, in balance but actors of their history.
After her research in art therapy, after practicing watercolor for 10 years and then oil painting, the artist has been working since 2012 with clay and bronze, in particular with the Delmas foundry, the official foundry of Camille Claudel's works.