Elias Crespo Molato was born in Casablanca, Morocco, to parents of Andalusian descent. While growing up he wanted to experience as much of the world as possible, going to art galleries and cultural events. He moved to Vancouver at 21, studying and working in audio engineering. Then he attended Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where he devoted himself to painting and sculpture.
Elias preserves a curious demeanour approaching life and art with an immense passion and energy where there is no boundaries, no holding back. There’s often a profoundness in simplicity… a delicate balance within the chaos… where our minds are left to marinate within our experience. His imagination provides a unique lens to capture the rawness of our human condition and existence with vibrance and class.
Through his worK, Elias invites you to elevate your existence for a brief moment with beauty, complexity, sophistication, and elegance. Embrace this rare opportunity to transcend sensory information alongside Elias Crespo Molato's exploration of various mediums in representational figurative pieces and the interfusion of painting and sculpture all of which will challenge your emotional temperament. A timeless style expressed by means of contemporary patience.
Elias currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia.