All posts tagged: Hannah Adamaszek

Through the Minds Eye @ Curious Duke Gallery

Buried in thought, the young woman gazes into the distance with a graceful spirit. And yet there is a mysterious element hidden somewhere beneath the fine layers of acrylic brush strokes, swirls of spray-paint and charcoal contours in all of Hannah Adamaszek’s mesmerizing artworks. Gifted with a distinctive, refreshingly different approach to her craft, the Crawley-based artist unites what the Curious Duke excels in: Providing a stage for thrilling art beyond the ordinary. Already featured in the wonderful ‘Art of Curiosity’, Hannah’s Aztec-inspired paintings now fill the gallery as her well-deserved first solo show ‘Through the minds eye’ sets off. Expressive and thought-provoking, the imagery of Hannah’s featured works is drawn from a wide range of inspirations. Unmistakably influenced by portrait photography and street art techniques, referring to the free spirit of the 60’s/70’s and the pristine philosophy of the Native-Americans, her artworks playfully explore the many facets of human emotion. Conceptually, she works her solely feminine figures around a personal feeling or brings the memory of a specific place on canvas: ‘I want to portray a feeling, normally …