Graciela Bello is an Argentine contemporary artist. She has painted ever since she was a little girl.
In 1992 she decided to exhibit her work. From then on, she has taken part in more than 240 exhibitions (solo and group shows), art fairs and gallery nights. Her works were selected in juried exhibitions, where she has been awarded several prizes and honor mentions.
She has also exposed in Uruguay, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Ireland and USA.
Her works are shown in museums, institutions, private and public schools, historic buildings, and are also part of private collections both in Argentina and abroad. Her paintings were used as book covers (novels, poetry and educational books), CDs and magazines.
“Painting is the way I express myself, the way I communicate my personal view of both the world and life. It is not a hobby: it is something essential, visceral, which Rilke –the poet- called 'a need.'
Furthermore, it is a way to defeat time and death, a way to perpetuate my dreams'