Eli Raak Torsholt
the Painters of Gavalochori
I’m a Norwegian artist living part time in Crete. I graduated from the art academy in Trondheim and Florence. Some years later I started teaching art and design at high school. After some years teaching I took further studies in graphic design and illustration.
In my abstract acrylic paintings I work with shapes which have clear reference to organic details in nature. Lately I have worked with a series of what I call Kitchen Art, obviously inspired by traditional Greek food and all the beautiful Cretan vegetables. These will be printed as posters (50×70 cm).