Ana Clerici is an Argentine artist who currently resides in Barcelona. His drawings are spread through lines and brushstrokes that manage to perfectly capture the personality and situations of each of his protagonists, always women of today as main figures.
Hello Ana, who are you? How would you define yourself?
I am a sensitive woman who always smiles.
Where were you born? Are you still living there?
I was born in Argentina and two years ago I moved to Barcelona.
When did you decide to become an artist?
Since I was little, it was enough just to have something to draw in my hand to entertain myself. Then when I was six years old, my parents took me to private classes with the Argentine painter Jorge González Perrín, who taught me until I was 12 years old. At the same time, I went to an artistic college and I always loved to paint. At 18 I created my personal brand Anne Arte with which I work today and continue to project.
How would you define your style in a sentence?
The simple brushstroke is sometimes the one that expresses the most.
Your weaknesses? Your strengths?
Weaknesses: very critical of myself. Strengths: so and everything I have a lot of security.
What would you say makes you different?
The art that I carry inside and how I learned to grow with it.
What do you find most fascinating about creativity?
Being able to reach out to others or transmit things that not even oneself had thought of.
Which of your works do you have a special affection?
The work of my profile, that's why it's called Anne. I like that it has very few lines and a lot of expression.
What inspires or influences you when creating?
I'm very inspired by music, but visually my biggest inspirations are Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
Do you have a new project or idea in hand?
I currently have a project to stamp my paintings on fabric and create new design objects such as scarves. I would like to make clothes one day but for now I start with something simpler.
2025 Where do you see yourself?
I see myself in Barcelona with a very large studio full of paintings.
Finish the sentence: When the going gets tough ...
you have to surround yourself with love and creativity. Creativity saves many people.
A favorite place
The San Telmo neighborhood in Buenos Aires.
What would you do if you could change the world?
I would change the way of teaching children so that they grow more aware of their surroundings and take better care of the planet, are better among humans and with animals.
Penultimate question… Favorite song?
Each stage of my life has a favorite song, today it is “Río Rosa” by Francisca and the explorers.