My name is Mar Enríquez, although most of the people know me as Mar de Color (in Spanish, Sea of Colours), which is also the name of the art space I created with my daughters eleven years ago. It is a space filled with dreams and where everything you can imagine is possible.
I studied Illustration and Graphic Design, I collaborated with magazines, advertising agencies and art associations. My personal projects have grown along with my passion for creating and teaching.
My project called My Journey to the Sea (an illustrated album I made in 2017), inspired me for one of my most important exhibitions presented in the Art Gallery FEEL&FLOW in February 2020. As Ulysses, I travelled through the ocean to find my own destiny.
I always wanted to change the world, and as I could not do it, I decided to paint it. From that idea I created my project No Future (exhibited at the III Biennale di Genova 2019), which is my own tribute to the castaways, the invisibles.
During this COVID19 situation, I have been developing big size projects that have taken me to be a finalist at important exhibitions such as Borders Festival: Future Landscapes in Venice and again in Genova at Il Mare Dentro (Satura Gallery).
And so, I will continue painting, creating, teaching and dreaming, trying to change the world through