About Katalina

Diseño Interior y Artes Visuales

Katalina Mavares is an 

Interior Designer & Visual Artist 

living and creating cool things in Andorra!

Katalina is a Venezuelan Interior Designer and Visual Artist who takes pride in her ability to transform the necessities and visions of her clients into bright and light spaces improving their lifestyles.


Katalina founded KouKou Art and Design in Venezuela in 2009. During this period she could combine her love for art and the development of Interior Design projects in her country. After some time she moved to Barcelona in order to have new experiences and enhance her knowledge. In that time she served as an Interior Designer in Insight Interiorisme and, finally, in 2013 she obtained a Master Degree in Design Management accredited by the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia.
In 2014 she decided to make a big change and she started what she called a life/professional journey. This gave her the opportunity to live and work as an Interior Designer and Visual Artist in different countries around the world such as Spain, Costa Rica, Brazil, China, Morocco and Andorra. Now, with almost a decade of experience around the World focusing on artistic, residential, commercial and boutique interiors, she has developed an artistic eye for creating awe-inspiring surroundings. Besides, Katalina’s detail-oriented, client-focused approach makes her flexible and fun to work with.
Whether the project is new construction, remodel, or purely artistic and decorative, Katalina translates ideas into a unique, comfortable and functional design. She is also adept at finding creative ways to help budget-conscious clients design their dream spaces.

ART STATEMENT

¨My main source of inspiration is beauty… the memories that make me excited or have marked my life in a positive way. It does not mean that I am unaware or unconcerned about what is happening around me, and the negative things that occur every day in the world. But I think that there are already a lot of negative echoes, I prefer to devote myself to repeat beautiful stories about eternal loves, about people who act in positive ways, about statements of love, or about happy things.

My work is characterized by being abstract with some semi-figurative details. I work especially with acrylic and watercolour, often mixing both techniques to make the work more textured and dynamic between strokes and textures, resulting in transmitting more power and passion. The main characteristic that makes my work more attractive is the way I use colour: the combinations and the contrast that they generate among themselves.¨

REPRESENTED BY

Ye Qinlan. (Asia and UK)

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

U Concept Gallery. Shanghai - China.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 · Entre Mares. U Concept Gallery. Shanghai, China.

2019 · Breeze of Spring. OfficeStar. Suzhou, China.

2019 · Disturbance and Tranquillity. Luren Gallery. Suzhou, China.

2019 · Art in Office, OfficeStar Modern Media Plaza. Suzhou, China.

2018 · Love Letters. Suzhou Art Collective. Suzhou, China.

2017 · En Confianza. Lobby Kempinski Hotel. Suzhou, China.

2014 · Formas, colores y sueños. NatArt Gallery. Andorra la Vella, Andorra.

2013 · Formas, colores y sueños. Divina Pasta Art&Food. Barcelona, Spain.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 · MIX. Jiangsu Theatre. Jiangsu, China.

2015 · Collectivo PopUP. Arteria Gallery. Sao Paulo, Brasil.

2015 · Puro Design Hand Made. TeaKettle Art&Design. Sao Paulo, Brasil.

2009 · MIX Sentidos. San Francisco Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.

AUCTIONS

2020 · Artistas contra COVID19. Instagram. Andorra la Vella, Andorra.

2017 · Sustainable Love. Lobby Kempinski Hotel. Suzhou, China. 

ART COLLABORATIONS

2020 · The Ilyn + Mamacoccinella. Suzhou, China.

2018 · W Hotel. #connect2earth. Suzhou, China. 

2018 · The Ilyn. Art&Fashion. Suzhou, China. 

2018 · The Summit. Art Lantern Festival. Suzhou, China. 

2018 · Suzhou Village. Art Sneakers. Suzhou, China.

2018 · Hyatt. Love the Planet Christmas Eco-Bag. Suzhou, China.

EDUCATION

2013 · BAU – Escola Superior de Disseny, Master in Art&Design Management.

2009 · Institute of Design of Caracas, Bachelor in Interior Design.