The Heroine’s Journey of Gothy Lopez

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

My work is also my favorite pastime and it allows me to travel with my mind and be free

What is my idea of perfect happiness? 

Feel good about myself

What is my greatest fear?

That my message is not understood


What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  

I am a perfectionist – and too human

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? 

none in particular

What is my greatest extravagance?  

Go against the schemes

On what occasion would I lie? 

To do good

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

the art world market and its speculation

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

When I received an important recognition for my career in the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador

If I could, what would I change about myself?

Way too much a perfectionist

What is my greatest achievement in work?  

when I painted the portrait of Monsenor Romero that is in the Santisimo Sacramento Church in Rome. 

Where would I most like to live?

In my country

What is my most treasured possession?

My works of art

What is my most marked characteristic?

my empathy, my resilience

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

The San Esteban Mayor Basilica in Milan where the Italian artist Caravaggio was baptized and where I made a painting of sacred art of a saint magdalena from Canosa.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

Many, I do not have a place in specific

What books influenced my life and how?

The Bible in my religious formation, philosophical authors in my university education

Who are my favorite writers?

Many and none in particular

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

The Sound of Nature

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? 

The Fox

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

the new saint of El Salvador Oscar Arnulfo Romero

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

The pianist

What role plays art in my life and work?

Art has shaped my life

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?  

My Family

Whom would I like to work with in 2019?  

With some museums

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019?

To people who love what they are doing

What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on?  

The realization of the via crucis for the Basilica of Milan, commissioned by the commission of cultural assets of the church

Where can you see me or my work in 2018?

In my studio located in Milan

In my web site, also instagram and facebook @gothylopez, in my youtube channel

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

It’s the love for what we do that gives us the impetus to continue

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?

Liliana Segre survivor to the concentration camps of Auschwitz Birkenau

How can you contact me?

To my email address or instagram @gothylopez


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