Agata Wisniewski

Agata replicates a flower’s delicate petals and crinkly layers, imbuing each image with what she calls “illumination from within.”

March 24, 2020 | | Artist in Residence

In this series of breezy floral oil paintings, artist Agata Wisniewski supersizes the deep pleasure peony lovers find by gazing deep into the folds of a fresh bloom. Agata’s canvases routinely reach four feet square – or larger – and the detailed white, pink, yellow and purple blooms take up almost every available inch. The Poland-born Mulmur artist admits she chose large formats for these, “because it makes me feel like I get lost inside the beauty of the flower.” Working from her own photographs, Agata replicates a flower’s delicate petals and crinkly layers, imbuing each image with what she calls “illumination from within.” Watch for similar visual themes in her upcoming series Planet Earth vs. Plastic Bag. Visit Agata’s studio at the Alton Mill Arts Centre or see indigo4evr.com.

Ardour 48" x 36" Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Ardour 48″ x 36″ Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Celeste 48" x 48" Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Celeste 48″ x 48″ Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Helios (detail) 46" x 64" Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Helios (detail) 46″ x 64″ Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Spring Breeze (detail) 48" x 48" Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Spring Breeze (detail) 48″ x 48″ Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Sun Burst 30" x 40" Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

Sun Burst 30″ x 40″ Oil on canvas ~ by Agata Wisniewski

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