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Mandy-Jayne Ahlfors

Mandy-Jayne.Ahlfors

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Mandy’s art covers a wide range of subject inspired by life,light and the changing elements displayed passionately in her paintings. 

Since 2009 has concentrated on Landscape and Seascape and in 2012 her most recent of subject include portraiture. Her latest series of portraits are works in progress some not yet revealed and are a blend of symbolism, realism and Surrealism.

Artist Statement

Her Dreamy Landscapes and Seascapes are Impressionistic with an unusual blend of expressive colour variation taking inspiration from Monet, Turner and Van Gogh, Hockney and Matisse. Her paintings have been described by the viewer as beautifully ethereal and that of a Colourist painter.  The artist is fascinated with the changing elements of light through the day, the seasons, colour and nature. 

Her Portraits become emotionally charged as the artist connects with the distinguishing characteristics of their personality using her energetic brush strokes to canvas the portrait begins to speak out to the viewer with human psyche. Inspired by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt and the realism of the Renaissance. The artist also inspired by the 60’s Pop Art Culture particularly that of Andy Warhol a style as seen in her paintings  “Dorothy” “Marilyn Monroe and” “Audrey Hepburn” and “The Great British Mini”.      

Her art is now collected both nationally and now Internationally and also works to commission.       

Mandy develops her creations in her art studio based in Heage Derbyshire.

Art is a continuous lesson in life itself it evolves taking her thoughts & memories,the changing elements with it.  Mandy’s art is all about what she perceives the colourful world to be!            

 

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