The Heroine’s Journey of Stefania Ormas

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being alone with myself, I am a stranger to everything, there are only me and my paintings.

What is my idea of perfect happiness? happiness for me is: health for my family and being able to live my work, maybe on a house overlooking the sea.

What is my greatest fear? incurable diseases , injustices, useless wars .

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? sometimes I’m a bit too aggressive when things do not go the right way.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Dino Valls .

What is my greatest extravagance? I like dressing up extravagantly.

On what occasion would I lie? I never lie, I hate lies. I prefer to tell the truth for better or for worse.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? that there is still discrimination for women, it is still unfortunately a world for men.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? when I made my first solo show in my city.

If I could, what would I change about myself? I like myself as I am.

What is my greatest achievement in work? I still have to get there.

Where would I most like to live? Barcelona .

What is my most treasured possession? my child

What is my most marked characteristic? determination

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? right now I do not live in my hometown, but when I’m in my hometown the most stimulating place is my house in the country.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? in my city, Barletta, there are many places where you eat well, at this moment what I prefer is in a small square in the old city, where you can always meet friends.

What books influenced my life and how? I love biographies, because they make you understand that everything is possible, just want it.

Who are my favorite writers? Mario Benedetti , Isabelle allende , Carlos Ruis Zafon , Zadie Smith and many others.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? System Of A Down – Lonely Day . Drive – Incubus.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Wonder woman , that’s how my son calls me ! 🙂

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?  Aung San Suu Kyi ,  Frida Kahlo , Angela Davis and all those women who fight for equality.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Made in Heaven, an old film that I loved for history and music.

What role plays art in my life and work? it’s at the center of my life.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? my son and my family.

Whom would I like to work with in 2018? with people who really appreciate my work

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018? I repeat myself with dino valls and philippe daverio

Where can you see me or my work in 2018? I am waiting for an answer for a project in London.

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? the passion for painting has been within me since I was a child and I hope I continue to feed my life forever.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? I know many good artists,Jara Marzulli , Angela Regina , Marina Mancuso , Vanna Antonioni ecc.

How can you contact me? you can see my work on  and write to me

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