Joana Solla


"Joana is an innovative and dynamic artist who embraces the power of art as a journey of self-discovery and self-awareness."


Joana Solla

Joana, a multifaceted Angolan artist, has always been captivated by the world of art and design. From an early age, her passion for handicrafts was evident, as she found solace and joy in the act of creating. Years later, Joana embarked on a spiritual journey that rekindled her innate creativity.

She began by creating small pieces of art, each one a step towards her true passion. Her artistic expressions evolved, moving into the realms of writing and poetry, as she sought to capture her evolving inner landscape. The canvas became her sanctuary, a space to explore, understand and express herself. Every brushstroke, every colour, every texture is a testimony to his journey - from the world of numbers and finance to the land of colour and creativity.

Art with Impact: Study visit to the Afro Renaissance exhibition
As part of our "Art with Impact" series, we explore how art can transform perspectives and foster meaningful dialogue. During the "Afro Renaissance" exhibition at Quinta da Fidalga, we had the joy of receiving guided tours from various institutions. One visit in particular stands out: a school that brought three classes - two pre-schoolers and a third grader.
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Brands with Art: Rómulo Santa Rita and the Cosal Group
On the vibrant African contemporary art scene, collaborations between artists and brands have become a powerful way of telling stories and creating meaningful connections. One notable example is the partnership between renowned Angolan artist Rómulo Santa Rita and the Cosal Group, which resulted in the creation of the cover for the book "Superbrands Angola 2023".
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Meet our Women Power
These 12 extraordinary women bring their unique voices to the contemporary art scene, enriching our platform and the art world with their distinct and innovative perspectives. By celebrating their achievements, we join together in promoting a more inclusive and diverse artistic environment, where women's voices are heard, respected and celebrated.
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Cosal x Walter Fernandes: Innovation
At the forefront of innovation and creativity, the COSAL - Comérico e Serviços de Angola group challenged the traditional boundaries of brand activation during the first Afrikanizm exhibition. In a pioneering collaboration with Walter Fernandes, one of the exhibition's featured artists, Cosal transformed one of its most emblematic products - the car - into a canvas of artistic expression. Discover how this union not only redefines the concept of marketing and branding, but also celebrates cultural identity and the power of innovation.
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