Mixed media on canvas. The picture is finished with polymer varnish with UVLS, it prevents from dust, UV rays and yellowing. The painting is signed on the back. It can be hung at any orientation. This piece is made of raw cotton, bitumen, acrylic enamel, oil paint, fossil pigments, wax, wood, volcanic sand, and hot glue on a gallery wrapped canvas and the painting continues around the edges. It comes ready to hang.

- Adriano Ribeiro

Primary Encounters

Raw Cotton, Canvas, Bitumen, Acrylic enamels, Oil, Fossil pigments, Wax, Wood, Volcanic sand, Hot glue, Gesso on stretched canvas

Signed on back

31" h x 47" w x 2" d
8 lbs. 1 oz.



Adriano Ribeiro
Grammichele, Italy

Getting to Know Adriano

Adriano Ribeiro lives and works in Italy. He was born and grew up in Belém, Brazil, a strange and beautiful city nestled in the northern Amazon. Adriano spent many years studying chemistry and astronomy before teaching himself how to paint. Paying tribute to the complexities of organic life, Adriano draws inspiration from science and Sci-Fi, poetry, geometry, calligraphic elements, and architectural drawings.