Chati Coronel

Bio

Chati Coronel (b. 1970, Manila, Philippines; lives and works in Toronto, Canada) has been consistently evolving her painting practice for twenty-eight years and in that time, she has developed a singular artistic voice. Her distinct painting methodology, which she refers to as ‘Figurative Spatialism’ is a process by which negative space is painted over completed layers of text and abstract gestures until a silhouette is enclosed. This leaves her paintings’ subjects, often human figures empty to expose the abstract layers below. By effectively omitting the usual visual cues that point to race, age or personality, Coronel chooses instead to give her human forms an inner world, a human universality. Coronel is represented by Silverlens Galleries and has exhibited her work in Manila, Los Angeles, Florence, Singapore, and most recently, Art Basel Hong Kong.

Chati Coronel (b. 1970, Manila, Philippines; lives and works in Toronto, Canada) has been consistently evolving her painting practice for twenty-eight years and in that time, she has developed a singular artistic voice. Her distinct painting methodology, which she refers to as ‘Figurative Spatialism’ is a process by which negative space is painted over completed layers of text and abstract gestures until a silhouette is enclosed. This leaves her paintings’ subjects, often human figures empty to expose the abstract layers below. By effectively omitting the usual visual cues that point to race, age or personality, Coronel chooses instead to give her human forms an inner world, a human universality. Coronel is represented by Silverlens Galleries and has exhibited her work in Manila, Los Angeles, Florence, Singapore, and most recently, Art Basel Hong Kong.

Sun/Apollo: True Light
2020
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Shero
2020
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48h x 36w in • 121.92h x 91.44w cm
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BE THE: Free 0103
2020
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linocut prints on acid-free paper
30h x 22w in • 76.20h x 55.88w cm
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Elbow
2013
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60h x 96w in • 152.40h x 243.84w cm (diptych),
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The Knitters
2010
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60h x 108w in • 152.4h x 274.32w cm (diptych)
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A Kiss is Also a Map
2014
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47.99h x 60w in • 121.90h x 152.40w cm
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Yes, Skin Acrobat: Something Good is Happening Here (And Somewhere Else)
2011
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acrylic and leather on wood
72h x 48w in • 182.88h x 121.92w cm
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Vanilla
2012
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72h x 48w in • 182.88h x 121.92w cm
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Your Bones Remember the Feeling of Having Wings
2015
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22 x 15 in • 55.9 x 38.1 cm
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Intertwined Islands
2016
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Leda and the Swan
2017
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72h x 120w in • 182.88h x 304.8w cm (diptych)
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Radiant Matter
2018
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64h x 80w in • 162.56h x 203.20w cm
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Dripping Divine
2016
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84h x 60w in • 213.36h x 152.40w cm
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Green Victory
2016
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Future Resplendent,
2018
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Yesses Give Birth to Yesses
2017
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72h x 120w in • 182.88h x 304.80w cm
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Prometheus
2020
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