“THE ESSENCE OF MY PAINTING IS THE NATURAlness AND SIMPLICITY IN CREATING SOMETHING THAT ARISES FROM THE VERY BASIS.”


Painting and drawing have been part of my life since my youth. Until 2008 I was self-taught and I have obtained my knowledge and skills through careful observation of my environment. From 2009 on I began taking painting classes.

 

Over the years, the wish for more impulses from outside, new challenges and the need to leave and extend my comfort zone grew stronger in me. Therefore, in 2015 I decided to study at the Visual Art School Basel which took four years. Towards the end of the studies, the wish for a simplification and reduction in my artistic work became more and more evident. With my love for nature it was obvious that I was drawn to natural materials. 

This urge originated in my personal environment. For many years, I have been closely observing my behaviour, thoughts and feelings. The desire for simplification and the effort to find my inner balance became stronger and turned out to be a significant part of my life.

 

Today, I work almost exclusively with materials such as ink, oil pastels and fineliners. In addition to the common brushes, I also use materials from nature like panicles, grasses and wood as my creative tools.