Chatarina Salomonsson is a visual artist residing in Härnösand, on the coast of central Sweden. Raised by an emotionally unstable mother, Salomonsson was forced to live a nomadic life, spending part of her childhood in an orphanage. In her adult years she experienced domestic abuse and became a strong advocate of female empowerment. In the fall of 2018, her love affair with painting began. Celebrating the beauty and strength of women, Salomonsson depicts erotically-charged images of dancing couples, passionate lovers, sensual nudes. Her lust for life oozes from every pore of the canvas, holding the viewer in a warm, sensual embrace. She favors acrylic paint, indulging in the versatility of the medium to create varying degrees of translucency and thickness. Salomonsson describes the painting process as a “magical performance without the script.” Disappearing into an enchanting world of her own making, she provides a safe space for women to love and be loved.
Despite her relatively short career, Salomonsson counts numerous exhibitions in Europe and the United States with many more in the works. In addition to painting, she channels her creativity through dance and theater acting.