Portrait of Lisbeth Jørgensen Veillat, 2017

Welcome

Recycled forks & hamer head. Welded. 2015
(sold)

I’m a Danish artist based in Holland with a preference for making sculptural art.

I like to get my hands dirty and prefer to work with “earth” materials such as metal, ceramics, wood and glass as they have a feel and smell that is greatly appealing to me.

I explore the limits and potentials and the expressiveness of the materials in a constant learning process. Every work is a snapshot of that process; no piece is ever an end piece.

No title, experiment, 2009. Felt, steel
No title, experiment, 2009. Felt, steel

My work is a composition of above materials using any technique suitable and can be figurative, abstract, functional or a combination thereof. My visual language takes its cues from nature and architecture, blending organic with structural elements, thus reflecting my fascinations for the building blocks of all around me. Essentially, I like to construct and bring life to my construction. Lately, my own yearning for an illusive point on the horizon has translated into “rhythmic”, “fluid” and “reaching” organic forms with repetitive elements.

"Community", december 2011, january 2012, unglazed stoneware.
“Community”, december 2011, january 2012, unglazed stoneware.
Close-up of 2nd community member

My instinct is to cut away distractions such as decorative elements to concretize the visualised idea. The result is an earnest visual language. However, just as I’m not a static person, my art is showing a new development towards more “fun,” a tentative exploration of a “shy extravaganza”. Texture is making its entrée.

Please enjoy my never-ending journey by taking a look at my portfolio portfolio.and if your curiosity is stirred you can read the insights on my art and An IntroductionAbout Me on my motivations, fascinations and inspirations as well as a dry CV.

Thank you
Lisbeth Jørgensen Veillat (LJV)

 

I would love comments and suggestions and not to forget: corrections of my English are very welcome.

 

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