Didem Doğan

Meet an artist: Olga Sinclair

Walking in the old town of Panama City someone picks us to visit an exhibition. Olga Sinclair’s retrospective exhibition is inside this beautiful two floor colonial house and we come to learn about this artist: born in Panama City, Olga Sinclair is the daughter of a master of modern art, Alfredo Sinclair. She began her career under the tutelage of her father, she participated in a group exhibition of professional artists at the age of 14. She studied fine arts in Madrid, Spain and continued research courses in London.

Olga received several awards, honours, national and international recognition for her artistic and social work. She has had over 50 solo and 300 collective exhibitions in several continents. She currently chairs the Olga Sinclair foundation which aims to create a new generation of children full of sensitivity for planet Earth. . More than 85000 children and young adults painted in her workshops around the world. This retrospective of her work was previously been exhibited in Palazzo Medici Richard in Florence, in the Royal National Gallery of Amman and in Case de Americas in Madrid.