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Re-Emergence
Re-Emergence
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Re-Emergence

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  • Regular price $880.00
    Size - 40cm x 50cm
    Medium - Watercolour and charcoal on aquaboard, box framed in Tasmanian Oak.
     
    Short description of the artwork
    “Re-Emergence” captures the spirit of coming into sight once more, after taking the courageous step forward from our heart towards our truth.
     
    Artist statement

    I am Arezzo Sami, a Sydney-based emerging artist. Painting with a minimal colour palette of watercolour and ink, I hope to give my audience a state of tranquillity through a connection with nature, to provide an escape from the chaos in our world.

    I believe in the power of the visual language, and the relationship between the metaphysical and physical. Images have force, and before there was language there was art. I create art with the intention of shaping beauty, in-turn aiming to shape the world around me until it reflects my vision. There is a direct correlation between will and vision.

    My practice originated as an extension of my interest with meditation, the mind and body connection and finding balance. Self-taught, I began painting with ink as a means of finding inner peace, and found that the principles and philosophies of Sumi-e provided a unique form of meditation. Sumi-e is an art form traditionally used by Japanese artists, where black ink is used in various concentrations, to create expressive paintings. I fell in love with its therapeutic and spiritual practice. Sumi-e is deeply rooted in Zen Buddhism, with the early practitioners of the art being Buddhist monks that were trained in the art of simplicity, clarity and concentration. These Zen masters were highly dedicated to the art, which required strict discipline and serious reflection.

    I am deeply inspired by the work of Thich Nhat Hanh, a world renowned Zen master, writer, poet, scholar, and peacemaker.

    PREVIOUS EXHIBITIONS

    ◼ Brush With Tranquility, Comber St Studios, Sydney 2017 Solo Exhibition

    ◼ Secret Garden, MeArt Gallery, Sydney 2018 Solo Exhibition

    ◼ Just Art Prize, Law Society of NSW Art Prize Finalist, 2017 & 2018

     Art for Hamlin Exhibition, Gauge Gallery, Sydney 2018

    ◼ Soaring Soul, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney 2019 Solo Exhibition

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