Portraits taken during Mural Festival, June 2017
Ricardo Cavolo is a Spanish artist based in sunny Barcelona. His eclectic international style is based on relationships with folk art, traditional and modern tattoo culture, European religious imagery and the tribal arts. Cavolo's art is all about stories, characters and their experiences across time. Utilizing art as a complex narrative, Cavolo often focuses on portraiture. These depictions propel protagonists to champion their unique tales. Referencing religious and historical fiction illustrations, his use of symmetry and symbolism connect to a modern and playful audience. Cavolo's portfolio features public murals and art exhibitions across the globe from Paris to Moscow and Mexico City to Hong Kong. Notably Cavolo's body of work includes illustrations, publications, fashion collaborations and a wide variety of commissioned works.