For Italian Artist Antonella Prasse, her emotive paintings are an extension of herself. Through combining her love for poetry and painting, she breathes life into each of her canvases; exchanging energies so they can tell their own stories. Antonella works intuitively to find balance in her art, acting as a metaphor to how we as humans seek to achieve balance in our everyday lives. She shares her creative process and some of her biggest learnings.
In Hannah Buchanan's landscape paintings, she explores the ever-changing nature of the environment. Hannah seeks to portray the tranquility of a landscape with the absence of human interference to highlight our role within climate change; encouraging the viewer to think about their responsibility in keeping the climate stable. Her work explores Biocentrism, the idea that everything and everyone holds equal importance on the earth. Hannah shares some of the biggest lessons that have shaped her practise.
Mexico-based Artist Sonia Amelia Saldaña sets out to capture the 'non-perfect' condition of a rose. The moment a rose starts to mature symbolises how beauty goes far beyond perfection; it is in the flaws and in the ageing process where a rose reaches true vitality and power. In her large-scale paintings, Sonia evokes an overwhelming feeling in an "avalanche of beauty”. Sonia shares her creative process with us; the concepts and inspirations behind her pieces; and how she feels when she creates art.
In Sophia Pauley's bright, textural paintings, she takes inspiration from the urban environment; with shapes and lines stemming from architectural environments associated with water. Combined with her experience of moving through these spaces, she creates a sense of flow in her work. With the use of bright tones and different textures and mediums, Sophia hopes to energise viewers by the sense of movement within the works.
Fine Artist Tamar Nachshon shares how her Israelian roots have led her to value land and nature. For Tamar, creating art makes her feel whole; her vibrant mixed media paintings are an expression of the emotions felt whilst she is immersed in nature. She expresses her appreciation for Interior Architecture as a marriage between creativity and functionality; using a variety of tools to create shapes and textured forms on surfaces such as wood, metal and canvas.