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LIVES AND WORKS BETWEEN MEXICO CITY AND LAGO DI COMO
Franklin Collao (Mexico, 1982) is known for his oil paintings in vibrant colors and his AirBrush like sfumatura accomplished by hand.
Born in Tijuana, at the border with the USA, his practice explores the idea of breaking borders, from a personal to a political narrative his artworks offer a sense of limitless freedom. “Brightness makes me feel infinite” he has said.
His latest project “Wearable Paintings” give painting the possibility of movement by making his canvases become portable accessories putting his work at the intersection between fashion and performance.
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