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Sandra Marie Adams - Artist From New Zealand

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Sandra Marie Adams new zealand artist

Sandra Marie Adams new zealand artist

Sandra Marie Adams new zealand artist

Media - Acrylic Paintings
Website - www.sandra-marie-adams.artistwebsites.com

Sandra is a multi award winning New Zealand artist. A finalist in both the New Zealand Portrait Awards (Adam Portrait Awards) and the prestigious James Wallace Art Awards. Sandra is a full time artist on Waiheke Island known for her colourful vibrant acrylic paintings. Stylistically, Sandra has been compared to Rita Angus, painting a wide range of subject matter, including people, buildings, flowers, beach scenes and angels. Sandra has exhibited extensively throughout New Zealand in solo and group shows. Sandra is currently part of an international art tour, touring the world. Sandra’s paintings are in homes here in New Zealand and many countries around the world.

Artist Statement

“From the day I picked up a brush I felt I had found my reason for being”.
Sandra’s work is often driven by a strong autobiographical element. Her paintings are mostly an outward manifestation of the world inside her head. Sandra loves to always be challenging herself as an artist. As a result her subject matter tends to varied. Sandra describes herself as a colourist and uses colour to evoke mood and emotion.

 “I am most definitely a colourist and constantly play with colour and form. I’m not so interested in portraying realism, but much more interested in creating a unique way of seeing a familiar scene.”

Waiheke Island, where she lives, features strongly in her paintings. Often the beautiful seascapes are used as the background for a story, comment or observation.
Sandra has always been passionate about the injustices in the world and the interplay of good and evil. Sandra often explores these themes in her art. Sandra has also endlessly questioned the validity of the conventional biblical stories. She enjoys portraying her own controversial version of the truth through her art.

 




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