“Matter and I are different beings. When I begin my work we become one, as if matter were part of me, of my being. I try to transmit to matter, my energy, life, soul and here comes the work. The Art is realized … Work, nature and Art in a relation of reciprocity. My Art is my own life. ”
Itelvino Jahn is a gaucho, born in 1958, and lives and works in the Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul’s countryside. He has been showing his work for several years in collective and individual programs both in his state and in São Paulo.