Romina Berenice Canet
Romina Berenice Canet is a freelance illustrator and fine artist born in Argentina who is now based in Bristol at Jamaica Street Artists Studio.
She graduated in Fine Arts after specialising in Painting and Printmaking and also studied Music, Drama and Trapeze.
In Argentina she published a book with her poems and lithographs called “Resabio de las Fiestas” and for many years she worked as an Art and English teacher, illustrated for poetry magazines, coordinated artistic events, painted murals and regularly exhibited her work. In 2008 she worked at Santa Cruz Palace in Madrid restoring furniture and paintings and in 2010 she moved to Bristol where she carried on painting , writing, flying on the trapeze and learnt a lot about lovely people and bad weather.
She likes working with acrylics, inks and pencils, printmaking and making clay and cloth dolls.
Her themes and characters usually whisper with unusual, disorienting and disturbing connotations and reflect her interest in humour, sensuality, playfulness, irony, literature and the circus.