Colour rules my heart, coulor rules my world!
Merel is a Belgian artist who lives and works in the centre of Antwerp since 1980 and devotes herself entirely to the practice and distribution of her art. In recent years, Merel’s work has been displayed at a number of exhibitions both at home and abroad, mainly at onewomen shows.
After finishing her studies at the St Lucas Institute in Antwerp where she studied Fine Arts and followed a specialised course in graphic Art. Merel draws inspiration from nature. Large areas of colour with subjects depicted in a simple fashion made her works bold and striking. The many study trips she made to countries such as India, Africa, the United States and South America inspired her to use a more exuberant colour pallet. She creates canvases with powerful colours and strong layers of intense paints, and which have been clearly influenced by a number off different cultures. Her current works evoke dream-like images and worlds that bring to mind universal and human themes such as love, freedom and happiness.
Na maanden werken aan nieuw werk voor de tentoonstelling in Wortegem zag mijn atelier er uit zoals op deze foto. De resultaten van al dat werk kan je gaan bekijken op de tentoonstelling ‘Return to Nature’ in Art gallery Ludwig Lefevere, van 15 september tot 14 oktober 2018, elke zaterdag en zondag van 14u tot … Read MoreRead More