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Awakening by Katarina Timkova

21 September, 2017 - 17 October, 2017

Little mermaid on the rocks acrylic on canvas, 90 x 120cm copy

—Opening Reception: 6-8pm, 21 September—

Slovakian born artist, Katarina Timkova started painting at an early age having grown up in an artistic family where both parents are practising artists. Educated and trained in art in Slovakia and Australia, this solo exhibition is an outcome of Katarina’s life changing experience from a critical illness that has had an enormous impact on her outlook on life and ultimately her art practice. The collection of her works in this exhibition echoes a combination of surreal backdrops and genuine emotions.

“I like to spend a long time on my works, often leaving them unfinished, only to return to find them in different lights in completion. The inspirations of the paintings in this exhibition were drawn from many sources including folk tales, fairy tales, mythologies, legends, nature, movies, photographs, dreams, meditations, travels, books, poetry and music which stories deeply resonate with my own personal experiences.” – Katarina Timkova


21 September, 2017
17 October, 2017
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Thienny Lee Gallery
176 New South Head Road,
Edgecliff , NSW 2027 Australia
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Thienny Lee
+61 (02) 8057 1769
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