Hello and welcome to the new online platform dedicated to art and creativity in Barcelona. If you’re interested in supporting the arts, expressing yourself creatively, and appreciating other’s creative expression then I hope you’ll visit often. Let me tell you a bit more about how all of this came to be.
My creative cocktail
I’m a bit of a dabbler— interested in everything—expert at nothing. As long as I can remember I have been picking up new crafts and interests. My first love and favorite craft is pottery, which I started at the age of seven in Portland, Oregon. From there, I dabbled in ceramic sculpture, mosaics, painting, jewelry making, photography, gardening, cooking, yoga, graphic design, up-cycling old furniture, and more recently, writing. That’s a lot to fit in, so I decided it was time to create a new project involving as many interests as I can squeeze in.
What is it with Barcelona?
Diversity, bravado, acceptance, collaboration and creative freedom are key ingredients to any great society and I think Barcelona has it all. I chose this city as my home in 2004 and I continue to love her as she struggles to maintain a unique identity in the face of massification.
What is FrikiFish?
I created FrikiFish with a vision of sharing the immensely creative and diverse talent of the people who live here. I believe that creative skills come from the adventurous, freaky side in us all. (Friki is the Spanish version of freaky).
My dream is for the site to become an online hub for artists, creatives and makers living in Barcelona as well as for visitors who are interested in finding fun events or buying local artisan products.
If you’re interested in contributing or collaborating please feel free to get in touch!