The paintings of Merce Flores has dynamic brush strokes, both, vigorous
and determined, not aiming to model reality, but to explore the possibilities in
expressive color, that predominates above the line, and with the color as
impulse and goal, creates a world that is holds to itself by its authenticity.
Born in Barcelona (1956). She studied
at the school Llar and at the school of Arts applied and
crafts artistic of Barcelona. Simultaneously she expanded his knowledge of
painting with the impressionist painter José Boix Soler (Solsona
She is an
“expressionist-fauve” painter. Her inspiration is coming from the nature, which
is full of colors.
Has been member of the Association
Spanish of painters and sculptors and has been painting teacher at
different schools in Barcelona since 1996.
Since the beginning of her career
she has maintained her studio in Barcelona. She has traveled to several European
Year Capital cities of the Culture like Lisbon, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Weimar,
Brussels, Helsinki, Prague, Reykjavik, Porto, Rotterdam, Salamanca, Santiago de
Compostela, Luxembourg and Riga. In 2010 she has traveled frequently to Holland
and in 2014 and 2016 she has stayed in Chicago for some weeks, continuing with
her creative activity.