Rita Gravina was born in Rome
in 1955 were she spended her infancy.
graduare in Biology she has always cultivated
a great passion for every form of art and
a love for the colors and the sketch that
she has never abandoned despite her scientific
is life, nature, movement, light and man's
action, averything conjugated into her paintings
with a notable chromatic and shapes impact.
job, oils to spatula and mixed techniques,
are primarily focused on the chromatic research
inside essential architectures, where forms
and structures are flowing in fluctuating
city, oscillating between past and future,
witnesses of an existential transition that
represent the human passage (Urban Osmosis).
Dialogue among new and ancient, genetic evolution
of ours "modus vivendi", creation
of new emotios, tensione toward new modality
The spatula is the technic that allows her
to realize her painting. She loves the gestualità
and the corposità of the subject that
it is often expressed with a research and
an use of various materials to create particular
effects like dust of marble, sands, mortars
"I don't love to speak of me but, I would
like to tell what I feel while I am painting.....
The imput for a new painting is always a feeling
emotion, not only visual...
a mysterious and marvelous game of creative
imagination that estranges yourself from reality
to an isolated and fantastic world where you
can express yourself without limits of time,
everything flows nearby without touching you,
your energy passes in your job up to the exhaustion,
a magic moment in which the best of you born.
The acquarello is another technic, private,
intimo, that doesn't almost appear in its
exhibition, with which the painter is expressed.
With the delicacy of a drop of colored water
stirs on a sheet, she withdraws all of this
that strikes her imagination.
The acquarellos are notes of a trip, small
miniatures that she directly performs on the
place, a way to photograph the reality through
the filters of the imagination.
Maria Rita Gravina is mentioned in the Modern Art Annuary - Acca - "Contemporary Artists - 2004".
One of Gravina's work can be seen at the Museum of Contemporary Modern Art of Anticoli Corrado (Rome).