My name is Summer
2019, Mixed media on canvas, 90 x 120 cm (WxH)
The fashion plays a very dominative role in this painting its tribute for the brilliant Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. The fashion Tycoon Yves Saint Laurent designed this line for cocktail dresses - and the ''Mondrian dress'' is still considered a term for cocktail dresses today.
The artist presenting mostly central static composition with one dominative figure. This painting is created in Pop Art style very strongly influenced by the place the artist is living. The colors are strong and appealing.
About the artist
Born in Poland, studied Literature at the University of Nicolaus Copernicus and completed her Masters in painting, under the tutelage of Professor Euigeniusz Geno Malkowski, from the University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland in 2010.
After graduation she gained experience, working at Triada Art Gallery in Gdansk and traveling and working in Ireland, England, Nederland’s, South Africa and some East Asian countries.
Currently based in Dubai and from 2016 she exhibits and sells her paintings globally to a diverse audience of patrons, collector’s galleries and art aficionados.
Her art is characterized by vivid colors, exaggerated characters with a big emotional feel. The figures are quiet, noble and riveting. The canvas holds all the secrets. Every collection is a visual tale of life. The idealistic figures, she paints, their expression of disagreement nudges the viewer to consider delving into a realm on non-reality. Her work is heavily inspired by fashion illustration, mail art, Art Nouveau, Japanese woodcut.
Swiss Art Gate Gallery: since May 2016 Mary’s paintings have been on permanent display at the Swiss Art Gate Art Gallery. She launched her “Red Hat Series” in collaboration with them whilst also brought her closer to her current style.
Gala ‘’Wanna read’’, She exhibited her works with Swiss Art Gate Art Gallery at Ritz Carlton in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of HH Sheika Shamma and moderated by Becky Anderson from CNN, Se sold her first pieces due art auction, May 2016.
Triada Art Gallery In December 2016 Mary started artistic collaboration Triada Art Gallery in Gdansk, Poland.
World Art Dubai, participation with DAF, April 2017, Dubai
Index Exhibition, participation with DAF, April 2017, Dubai.
’’The Unspoken Things’’, Studio Seven Art Gallery, Dubai, September 2017
‘’Chasing beauty’’ Studio Seven Art Gallery, Dubai, February 2018.
‘’Women in Art’’ At Central Park Towers DIFC under patronage of Dr. Rafia Ghubash Founder of Womens Museum in UAE supported by Gallery Arabesque, 3rd of March – 12th of April.
“Red Hat’’ Exhibition under patronage of Sheikha Sayyad Al Qassimi and Sheikha Rad Al Qassimi, Art Gallery IRC Sharjah, January 2017.
‘’Red Hat’’ sponsored by ACCOR Group with keynote speaker Alia Khan Founder and Chairwoman Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC), February 2017
‘’Red Hats Fever’’ in partnership with La Farine at JW Marriott Marquis as art café concept, Dubai – November 2018 – present.
‘’Red Hats’’ at the Address Montgomerie, Dubai, December 2018 – February 2019.
In October 2019 Mary started to be represented by Alserkal Cultural Foundation in Dubai