Sensational is the first word that comes to mind when I look at the work of Ci Barros! She uses a combination of illustration, light, water and photography to bring an image to life. This art titled, Will, fills me with the feelings of incredible strength and graceful perseverance.
I am a “Visual Artist” and a Writer from Portugal. I make llustrations, Drawn Prints, Paintings, Artistic Photography and I also write Poetry.
My artistic journey includes Exhibitions in physical and virtual spaces, national and international participations. Two poetic and illustrative books, in my own name, as well as participation in several Anthologies of poetry at national level, in addition to my participation, equally poetic and illustrative, in the local newspaper. My Artistic Context is based on Social Reflection and on topics connected to the notion of Sustainability, on the defense of the Rights of Women and the Protection of Children. Likewise, my “Social Project – Ci Barros”, through art and culture, promotes mental health (individual and collective).
Rida Basit Khan from Pakistan created these fabulous pieces of visual art for us to take in. Explore the depth and grace of each one!
I, Rida Basit Khan, born on 13-01-1996, am an Artist based in Lahore Pakistan. I am Visual Artist. I love exploring different mediums and surfaces and have found myself to specifically show my skills in Calligraphy and Miniature Art. I have completed my Graduation from University Of Education, Bank Road Campus and Recently I have done my Post graduation from my dream University, College Of art & Design, University Of The Punjab. I have picked GOUACHE as my signature medium. I have won competitions and awards in various art exhibitions & have also worked in various art exhibitions. Few of my paintings are also purchase by people in USA. I completed my graduation & post graduation with distinction. I am also the member of Artist Asssociation Punjab. I am also participated in International Exhibitions.
I was so entranced by Anne Wölk’s pieces, and I know you will be too! She is a German visual artist and she brings the feeling of energy and beauty to life in these paintings below. Go take a look!
140 x 70 cm,
Oil on canvas Text: Artproject for the UN in Geneva. “How do we want to live in the future?” Earth and beyondThe future we want to see is all about preserving our planet. Earth is the only inhabitable planet we know. The only place where life can flourish. Life anywhere else would look very different. And yet human nature possesses an inherent curiosity about what lies beyond our horizon.
Anne Wölk is a German visual artist best known for light-flooded romantic starscapes accompanied by birch trees. Her fantastic multilayered narrations are like cinematic sceneries and refer to science fiction movies and novels. The artist redefines the genre of landscape painting through the innovative use of geometric patterns to disrupt the composition’s moments of depth perception.
Wölk’s subject matter speaks of the imagery of futuristic science and technology, which we have only become familiar with from the advances of satellites and cameras, and moreover, in cinematography and computer-generated images. The artist paints a fantastical interpretation of nature, in which Romanticism and utopia are perceptible at the same time.
Especially noteworthy are her late small-scale paintings in which Wölk deals with the subject matter of light pollution. She contrasts natural light phenomena, such as the glow of the Milky Way, with the bizarre visual effect of colorful LED tubes. Artificial light, placed by the tourist industry, can be found, e.g., in the nocturnal landscape, to impress tourists in ski resorts on mountains.
Anne Wölk received an MFA from The School of Art and Design Berlin and was a BFA student at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London.
In 2009, the young artist became known for her colorful birch tree paintings and was selected and shortlisted for several international competitions and scholarships.
Her awards include the national Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes scholarship; the Alpine Fellowship grant at Aldourie Castle, Scotland, UK; a Grand Prize from Papirmasse Montréal, Canada; a residency at Bodensee Art Fund; and an artist-in-residence grant in Goriska Brda, Slovenia, awarded by the German Embassy, Ljubljana. She has exhibited at international institutions, e.g., the Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey; the CICA Art Museum South Korea; the Accra Goethe-Institut Ghana; and the Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republik.
Wölk has exhibited her work alongside artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Johannes Wohnseifer, Azade Köker, and Stephan Balkenhol. In 2011, she was selected for the Edition S 36 of DSV Kunst Kontor, Stuttgart. The Edition S 36 was a compilation of contemporary artworks, including paintings of Jonathan Meese and Tim Eitel.
She has exhibited and sold on the international art market, including the Swab Art Fair Barcelona in Spain; Viennafair in Vienna, Austria; KIAF Seoul in South Korea; and Contemporary Istanbul in Turkey.
Wölk has since shown her work in private gallery shows, including Galería Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain; Arebyte Gallery, London, UK; Galerie Wolfsen, Aalborg, Denmark; Pantocrator Gallery, Shanghai, China; and The Residence Gallery, London, UK.
In October 2013, she won the Category Award for ‘Art Takes Paris’, judged by directors from The Andy Warhol Museum in New York, Lisson Gallery, and the Marianne Boesky Gallery. In 2014 and 2019, the painter was selected to participate in the Finalists exhibition of the art competition Art Revolution in Taipei, Taiwan.