Born in Argentina in 1970, Natalia now lives and works in Soller, Mallorca. She has her own studio where she also has workshops for both children and adults.
The Ayuntamiento de Soller asked her to paint a mural to showcase the history and culture of Soller, and on the 26th of May 2020, work started.
THE INITIAL DRAWINGS
Drawn freehand with pencil directly on to the wall, 6 pencils were used all the way through! A thin layer of commercial paint made a stronger outline.
In this final video, Natalia Spitale talks about the themes behind each section of the mural, and a little about the motivation and process.
At the midpoint of painting the mural. Colour is being added and the panels are beginning to come to life.
On 26th of June, exactly one month after Natalia started, the mural was finished. A huge amount of work and talent went into creating this new landmark for the town of Soller. On the 22.7.20 the mayor of Soller, Carlos Simarro, inaugurated the Mural assisted by the Tourism councillor Sebastia Aguilo.