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102 ARTIST PROFILE Yaroslava Liseeva

Yaroslava Liseeva

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he constant movement, currents and connections of the earth are felt within the work of Yaroslava Liseeva, whose soft and tranquil paintings depict the natural world and all its serene beauty. Each piece is like a map; the shapes and contours are isolines of the artist’s soul, with lines of tension and movement directing the flow of the brush strokes. In Liseeva’s own words, her paintings are not complicated images to understand and are for everyone to appreciate and feel emotionally connected to. Oceans and lakes, air and fire and especially trees are recurring motifs, the

At the Mercy of the Elements, 2004, oil on canvas, 76 x 101 cm

physical twists and turns of the forms smoothed and stylised. The chaos of nature is tamed upon her canvas; organised into flowing structures that calm the storms of life. Liseeva learned drawing and painting in Russia at the studio of Vladimir Akulinin, although her journey through life saw her taking a break from her art for several years. Listening to the call of her inner voice she began painting again in 2016, her practice becoming her main occupation. She has recently exhibited in Moscow, at the Art Russia Fair and also with her solo show, entitled ‘Within the Flow’. yarlis.org Yaroslavaliseeva@mail.ru

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