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Vibrant Outback by Alpana Rai

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ARTIST NOTES: 1. This abstract expressionist painting was inspired by the Australian landscape, and features dominant colors of dark green, orange, blue, and brown, with subtle hints of pink. The painting features sweeping brushstrokes and layered colors, with the dominant shades of green and brown forming the base of the composition. The orange and blue accents provide contrast and depth, while the subtle pink tones add a touch of femininity. The bold brushstrokes and intense colors in this painting evoke a sense of energy and movement, reflecting the wild and untamed beauty of the Australian landscape. The dark greens and browns suggest the ruggedness of the terrain. The gestural brushstrokes were applied with a brush, allowing me to capture the spontaneity and energy of the moment. This painting was a deeply personal exploration of my connection to the Australian landscape. Through the use of bold colors and expressive brushstrokes, I was able to convey the raw beauty and power of this incredible place

DIMENSIONS (Height - 40.00 cm X Width - 40.00 cm )
MEDIUM ON BASE Acrylic on Canvas
GENRE Contemporary
REGISTERED NRN # 000-42557-0221-01
COPYRIGHT © Alpana Rai
PRIZES AND AWARDS No Awards

 

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Artist: Alpana Rai



ARTIST BIO

Migrated to Melbourne‚ Australia over 10 years ago from India. I grew up with an immense love for art painting and am self taught. Being an Australian with an Indian heritage gives me the vast background of the best of both worlds inspiring me, which I incorporates in my work proudly. I look for original and unusual ways to translate the images in my head onto the canvas. I embraces a passionate, intuitive approach to painting. Rather than subscribing to rigid techniques, I let colours and emotions guide my creative process. I love bright colours and building many many layers. I work on a series of paintings at the same time and begin with no end point in mind which allows each painting to develop its own unique history. As layers build, this tougher base allows me to sand and scrape back revealing previous colours and this keeps a sense of surprise and spontaneity in the finished painting. At the start I paint intuitively, adjusting the composition and choosing bold and contrasting colour. At some point there will be a moment where the painting starts to make suggestions and I have to ‘catch’ the clues it’s giving me. I have done B.tech in electronics and communications but has chosen to pursue my passion of art using acrylic and mixed media. Being able to express myself through Arts is a great pleasure. I would like to share my art work with art lovers to cherish the beauty around us.

She has a instagram account - https://www.instagram.com/alpanaraiarts/ and her email is rai.alpana@gmail.com.au

 

Prizes

Finalist
 Lethbridge 20000 Small Scale Art Prize Finalist 2022

Exhibitions

2021
smArt, The Tack gallery, Mt. Waverley, Victoria
2021
Kernart Prize, online art show
2021
Bendigo Art Show, Bendigo, Victoria
2021
Off The Cuff Exhibition,, The Hut Gallery, Ferntree Gully, Melbourne, Victoria
2021
$50-$500 Exhibition, , Sunshine Art Spaces Gallery, Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria
2021
JOY Exhibition by Artisan Society, Space2b Art Space Gallery, Melbourne
2021
Mornington Art Show, Mornington Art Show
2020
"Deck The Walls", Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington, Victoria
2020
Twin Rivers Lions VIRTUAL Art Show, Twin Rivers Lions VIRTUAL Art Show
2019
"Deck The Walls", Oakhill Gallery, Mornington , victoria

Education

2021
Certification :In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting, The Museum of Modern Art(MoMA)
2021
Certification: Modern Art & Ideas, The Museum of Modern Art(MoMA)