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A new addition to UP & COMING ART, Bianca Prettau is a Belgium urban artist who works primarily with acrylics combined with technical drawing tools in stead of traditional palettes and brushes..
“Wandering the streets is what I love mostly. That candid shot of a human, in close-up or in a graphic frame combined with lights, shadow play, depth and emotion.”
Another new talent to the UP & COMING ART gallery, Venezuelan-born, Belgian fine art street photographer, Ingrid Clauwaert has a particular passion for capturing moments in train stations, bridges or flights of stairs. She has an eye for finding beauty in the mundane.
“The instrument of surrealism allows me to show that a scene is only partially real and that most of it is going on in the subject’s mind.”
Award-winning Russian photographer Dasha Pears carefully composes her photographs using surrealism, colour and minimalism to portray our emotions, feelings and our state of mind. Her photography is influenced by classic fine art and surrealism. Fantasy and science fiction. Peace and tranquility. All with a touch of melancholy.
Dimitra Milan’s work is filled with metaphors and symbolism that relates to human emotions and connections. Her paintings are mesmerizing. The precision and detail capture beauty, peace, love and hope.
EVELYNE BRADER – FRANK
Swiss sculptor Evelyne Brader-Frank has worked with soapstone, marble, bronze and steel for over twenty years – not to mention working with ice and snow. Her sculptures celebrate the female form, but always with a hint of classical mythology – the titles of her sculptures are named after Greek and Roman mythical figures.
Harmonious curves are at the centre of Evelyne Brader-Frank’s art. They are a metaphor for natural beauty and there is a subtle tone of passion and peaceful silence.
‘I’m not strictly limited to one style of photography. I am a writer as well as a photographer and I want to share a story with my audience as well as finding beauty in the subject.’
Barcelona-based, Scottish photographer Heather Buchanan finds beauty in the story of the object she is capturing. There’s something rather captivating about her work that draws you in. There is so much going on, but one thing is clear, it’s almost impossible to look away.
The characters Malinowska depicts are so full of life, which is only emphasised more by the clean, empty background. She carefully composes her work with realistic, imperfect bodies.
Currently living in Barcelona in Spain, Lidia Vives is a fine art photographer and visual artist. Her work has been featured in magazines such as Esquire and Vogue Italia and has been exhibited in galleries including the Louvre in Paris.
Lidia Vives’ photography is strongly influenced by the Italian Renaissance and Baroque. Her art is enticing, vibrant and incredible to admire. What’s more, she hides easter eggs in her work.
“The act of drawing has always been deeply embedded in me, intentionally given to me along with my blue eyes, freckles, active spirit, and Minnesota roots.”
“I am guided by my feelings, thoughts, dreams and visions. The source of my inspiration can be anything. I love to look for traces of the people who came before and clues about what they did there and why.”
Hungarian-Canadian Sonja Kobrehel is one of our latest artists to be represented by UP & COMING ART. Sonja is a mixed-media artist working with collages, using various forms of media on both paper and canvas. Her abstract work has a powerful ability to catch your attention and hold you there for hours.
“Photography feels right for my own well being. It allows me to output various visions and ideas.”
Fine art photographer Ugne Pouwell is originally from Jurbarkas in Lithuania and is currently based in London in the United Kingdom. Powell finds inspiration for her work from travelling the world, particularly with her creative style and process.
“It can be the view from my kitchen window, a fleeting impression from a moving car, the smell of a meadow on a walk or even a certain mood that is reflected on the canvas. Textures, colours, shapes, movements and spaces… I strive to capture the whole experience in my work”
From Illigen, Saarland in Germany, Vera Jochum is an abstract painter. Not only is her work stunning, but it carries a strong message. Jochum has a spectacular ability to include symbolism.