ELLEN GRAEL, PASTELPAINTINGS, Mixed media on paper. Washed ink, charcoal, pastel and acrylic

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MORE PASTELPAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS / MENU:  PHOTO GALLERY / The Singing Bells, The waters of Venice, The Sounds of Nature / WEBSHOP
 I visited Venice several times and became inspired by the atmosphere, The floating sea-weeds and the colors of the Lagoon around the city. At my first visit I found close to the station a wall with marks about the danger of the rising sea -level within the coming years. Inspired by this danger I made this new serie.
My Green Art Project, an interactive group Artshow, will be continued in Venice 2022. Call for partnerships and sposoring to be part in this special event. More information have a look at: About my work: the page Inspirational Venice. 

With this project, The waters of Venice', I managed to catch the attention of UNESCO based at the World Heritage Centre in Paris, Yael Thomas of The Culture Sector Say: 'We acknowledge the quality of your project, which gives special emphasis to environmental issues through art'. And saying that my art project is very interesting !! EVEN RECENTLY La 'Direction Artistique' Fondation Cartier pour L'Art Contemporain in Paris shares the same opinion. 
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The circulation of the Blue, 100 x 125cm
GOING; On show and for sale the first presentation of the sitespecific new pastelpaintings The SINGING BELLS in the serie of The Sounds of Nature at YXIE . You are very welcome to visit the Mansion..Address: YXIE Manoir des Arts, 10 rue de la Division Leclerc 89340 Villeblevin. OPEN DAILY contact the artist : info@ellengrael.nl
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The Singing Bells serie 

With some pastelpaintings related to the mansion ( 1835 ) and a selection out of the serie, The waters of Venice', are going to be exposed with an opening in this cultural center by curator Kees Wieringa nearby Paris. Kees@yxie.fr
GOING: Presented by YXIE 
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Singing Bells, 70 x 100cm 2022 nr 1                                              Singing Bells, 70 x 100cm, 2022 Nr2
Several of my artworks at the website of LagunaArt Gallery, Mission Viejo California. Nearby Los Angeles. Have a look at:
GOING; Group - Exhibtion at Tana Art Space 2109 A in Venice organized by ARTBOXPROJECTS, from 1 till 31 May 
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The ROOM contemporary Art Space in Venice 
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The waters of Venice 
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The call of the Passion flower, 100 x 140cm                                   The wells of Venice, 100 x 140cm
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ME' Being an Artist Nr.2, 100 x 140cm,                                          "ME'  Being an Artist Nr. 5, 100 x 140cm.   
2021 : PAST
STILL SPRING' in Amsterdam 2e laurierdwarsstraat 51C, Group exhibition with 12 Dutch female Artists- 

The Group Exhibition 'Future Landscapes' by Its Liquid  in THE ROOM in Venice to introduce my GREEN ART PROJECT

Have a look at page: INSPIRATIONAL VENICE or photo gallery / The waters of Venice.

@Ever_Emerging_Mag , special Dutch edition. Digital www.ISSUU.com. My publication together with a selection of 12 Dutch female artists.
Release of the Issue Limitless Nature by Bruxelles Art Vue                         
By ArtTour International New York 2021
ArtTour Int: Image of the Day
ArtTour Int. Artist ( STAR ) of the Week:  Featured in ArtTour Int TV show by Zoom- interview
INTERVIEWS; have a look at that page.
2021: In THE ROOM in Venice by Its Liquid, about my Green Art Project and the waters of Venice serie
2021: Broadcast interview by Art Tour International NYC ,about my Green Art Project
2020: My interview Art Pieces by free-lance journalist, collection - and project management at Museum Belvédére, Jurjen K. van der Hoek.
2019: My Interview in Artist Spotlight, Dutch artists art magazine, Kunstenaars Magazine.Issue 96  
2018: Its Liquid dedicated interview by director Luca Curci.
I am a Durch artist living and working in Amsterdam. I started drawing at an early age. In my teens I followed private classes with a number of different artists. When I was seventeen, I visited for a study-trip Italy for the first time. Admiring the work of the many Renaissance artists, like Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Del Sarto, Botticelli etc. These famous artists where of great influence in my career later.
The materials I choose are minimal; ink, water, pastels and some acrylic paint. My pastelpaintings ( drawings ) are a mix of Eastern and Western tehiniques with a special pictoresque effect. Since my time at Art school, my affinity is with paper because the specific characteristics of paper I cannot translate to other materials such as linen.     
The Sounds of Nature, mixed media on paper
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The blue old Tree, 120 x 160cm                                                   The Pink Bells, 120 x 160cm