I paints both Greek Icons and beautiful oil-on-canvas paintings of flowers using lush and vibrate colours. Born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1975, my Greek and Italian origins represent my major influences, a Greek sense of beauty and religious faith together with a deep felt sensibility for the Italian Renaissance painters.
Drawing since my early childhood, at the age of 15 bought my first canvas and oils. In 1998 moved for two years to Hania, a town on the Greek Isle of Crete, there I studied the art of Greek Icons in a convent. Consequently decorated a small chapel on the outskirts of Hania with superb Icons, clearly demonstrating my natural talent for colour.
Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Austria, USA NY, Canada
I shall be very busy over the month I will be the 19. – 22. June (ART FAIR) KUNSTMESSE GRENZENLOS, Austria from there I shall be 27. June PALM ART AWARD, Leipzig, Germany and then 3. – 6. July FIMA, Montréal, Canada. This means that I will not be able to watching you next month. I wish all of you a good summer and those of you fortunate enough to have holidays to enjoy the break.
Thank you to veryone for your kind words, Ireally appreciate them. I find difuculty explaining myself in words and that is why I am an artist. I can’t say it, I paint it. / I wish you all the best, and thank you again so much that you like my work!!!!!!! / www.marinella-art.ch
In my traditionally composed paintings of flowers and Greek icons, I express the peace, relaxation, and spirituality she connects with the act of painting. Although I renders oil-on-canvas floral subjects in hues reminiscent of the Renaissance tradition, I masterfully uses negative space and photographic angles to produce graphic images with a decidedly modern sensibility. My works appear starkly…