Paola Fortes

Paola Fortes' is a Spanish and Mexican printmaker based in Florence, Italy. Through her combination of traditional and experimental printmaking techniques, she explores the human psyche and subconscious. In her work, she captures emotions that she is only able to express with images, allowing the spectator to feel the same thing, or whatever emotion they are in need of feeling. She studied printmaking, mostly focusing on metal etching, at the Il Bisonte Foundation in Florence, where she currently works as a studio assistant, printer and silkscreen studio manager.