Christina Jarmolinski - Fine Artist
As Cezanne, the Father of Modern Art once said “A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.”
"Art is an act of the soul."
"For over 30 years Christina has been a part of the professional European and the United States art scene, winning many awards and participated annually in solo and collective art shows."
Growing up in Connecticut in a family interested in art, it was clear to me I would go down the path of an artist. My parents, never-the-less compelled me to study linguistics first and then go on studying art. I studied art in Austria by Oskar Kokoschka and in Germany. The expressionist group "The Blaue Reiter" greatly influenced my paintings. I studied the masters in the museums of Europe, later teaching art and art appreciation in Germany and the US.
Fauvism, led by Henri Matisse, Andre Derain, Maurice De Vlaminck, Kees van Dongen, thereafter Expressionism have captured my attention while studying and living abroad.My works could be a mixture of both.
I use various methods to convey my ideas and subjects. I mostly work in series. The paintings tell of stories or fantasies in figurative or geometric shapes.
Collages of pictures, coins, printed matters, are other means of expressing my art. I combine these with paint and a new story is created. Rauschenberg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Rauschenberg called this "Combined Painting."
Portraits are also a favorite venue for me. Since I have become Grandmother to a beautiful baby boy, I enjoy painting baby portraits. I like to capture the spirit and soul of the person or animal. Commissioned paintings in Acrylic of family dogs, cats, horses make a great gift and can be passed down for generations to come.
All of my works are original.
You are cordially invited in my studio gallery in the scenic country side of the Eastern Shores not far from Ocean City, Maryland. My studio is open to visitors by appointment.
Since living in Maryland I also Meditations and Art. I have written these visual meditations, which then my students, create their visions or feelings while meditating. It has proven to be very enrichening for both my students and me. ( at the moment I am also creating a self help book on Meditations and Art)
Please contact me if you are interested in group art classes. Classes restart in September 2017.
For more info click on the about me link.
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My art is shown and collected internationally.
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