Fellow blogger Renato Aquino – from Portugal (Ourem) – is a successful Senior Operations Manager, Catering Manager and skilled hospitality professional. Through LinkedIn profiles he had the way to see my artistic silk scarves. He was really struck by the unusual design and he acquired the all series of three doing some special gifts. The parcel was delivered taking more of the time required. Some days ago, Renato sent me this message: “The scarves arrived… Anyway, it was worth the waiting. The scarves are simply beautiful and very elegant, my gifts were very special and well appreciated!!!”.
I thank Renato Aquino for his kind appreciation and warm words! The three silk scarves (created for a special limited-edition series) reproduce details of images concerning torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial “signs” I captured around the world. The three silk scarves were made with the precious collaboration of the internationally known textile designer Bruno Boggia, who works in Como (Italy) for the most famous international fashion stylists. So, I had the way to turn “trash pictures” into an art subject (my abstract works from the real world are also transferred on canvases, lithographic prints, aluminium and other materials).
About Renato Aquino:
He’s a successful Senior Operations Manager, Catering Manager and skilled hospitality professional, whose progressive career has been based upon a platform of knowledge and success within leading corporate facilities and hotel operations (Opway (Portugal & Angola), Novagest – Angola, Casa do Ribeirinho – Oporto , Benard – Lisbon). His LinkedIn profile: