World Travel List: 71+ Countries... Artistic Inspiration Through Adventure Travel

Artist Pisani traveling 71 countries of the world--artistic inspiration through adventure travel

Much of my artistic inspiration originates from my travel adventures. The way I travel is somewhat unusual and quite spontaneous compared to most. The idea of booking an entire trip in advance is just ludicrous to me — how could I possibly know how long I'd want to stay somewhere without having been there yet? And, what about all those off the beaten track opportunities that inevitably pop up along the way? By booking everything before even leaving, most of the serendipitous moments that are such apart of my travel style and art work would cease. For example, the highlight of my most recent trip was Kathmandu, Nepal, in a country I hadn't even planned on visiting...

Traveling like this is magical for me. It sets me free in surreal settings and opens up the flood gates of inspiration...

Traveling like this is magical. It sets me free in surreal settings and opens up the flood gates of inspiration. It's in mystical places like these, when the culture shock that I'm experiencing is strongest, that I feel most alive — an addictive rush and and artistic fountain all in one. With camera and journal, I capture these experiences, collecting them both in photographs and prose — artistic fuel for my abstract paintings when I return home to my studio.

Back in the studio, painting is my way of savoring and expressing these experiences. The exotic destinations and stories collected along the way often inspire the poetic titles I create for each of the paintings. These titles then in turn help to lead my viewers in the right direction about where I was, and what I was thinking or feeling during the initial inception of the idea behind the abstraction...


The World List... An Ongoing Art Project

Listed below are all the countries I have visited, so far, in search of inspiration.
These adventure are an ongoing, lifelong art project...

  1. Andorra
  2. Australia
  3. Austria
  4. Botswana
  5. Bahamas
  6. Belgium
  7. Bosnia & Herzegovina
  8. Bulgaria
  9. Cambodia
  10. Canada
  11. China
  12. Croatia
  13. Cyprus
  14. Czech Republic
  15. Denmark
  16. Egypt
  17. England
  18. Finland
  19. France
  20. Georgia
  21. Germany
  22. Greece
  23. Holland
  24. Hong Kong
  1. Hungary
  2. Iceland
  3. India
  4. Indonesia
  5. Ireland
  6. Israel
  7. Italy
  8. Jordan
  9. Kosovo
  10. Laos
  11. Liechtenstein
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Macedonia
  14. Malaysia
  15. Maldives
  16. Moldova
  17. Monaco
  18. Montenegro
  19. Morocco
  20. Myanmar (Burma)
  21. Namibia
  22. Nepal
  23. New Zealand
  24. Philippines
  1. Poland
  2. Portugal
  3. Qatar
  4. Romania
  5. Serbia
  6. Singapore
  7. Slovakia
  8. Slovenia
  9. South Africa
  10. Spain
  11. Sri Lanka
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland
  14. Thailand
  15. Transdniester
  16. Tunisia
  17. Turkey
  18. Ukraine
  19. United Arab Emirates
  20. USA (44 States)
  21. Vatican City
  22. Vietnam
  23. Zambia
  24. Zimbabwe

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