Vera Girivi’s characters are far more fantastical than our own. Her kinetic pattern work, intricate architecture and sunbathed Odalisques offer a seductive invitation.

Vera Girivi (b. 1961, Solento, Italy) is a self-trained painter who lives and works in Genoa, Italy.  Her work has appeared at the Outsider Art Fair in New York and Paris, the Dallas Art Fair, and James Barron Art, Kent, Connecticut. Girivi’s work is included in major private museums and foundations in the United States, Italy, and Germany, as well as in private collections.  Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, New York Magazine, Le Figaro, and Artnet, among others.