Collection: Edsoleda Santos

Born in the city of Salvador, Bahia, she began her career as a visual artist in 1965. From that time on, she developed pen and ink and watercolor techniques, emphasizing drawing, using Salvador's colonial architecture and comic books as themes. . Master in Arts from the School of Fine Arts of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), he researched various techniques, such as acrylic painting, object and installation; studied themes of Afro-Bahian religion, always trying to show the interrelationship of art, Candomblé and nature. An award-winning artist and tireless researcher, she found no difficulty in illustrating such a profound theme, since, since childhood, the mysteries of life enchanted her, making her seek in her own experience, especially that which she had with her family, the wonderful inspirations that your talent transforms into inspiring actions.
He published a series of 10 books about the orixás and African legends by Solisluna Editora:Exu , Ogum , Ibejis , Oxóssi , Oxum , Oxumaré , Xangô , Iemanjá , Nanã , Obalauê and Oxalufã, being the author and illustrator of all.
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