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la Donna

la Donna is about suggestion, interpretation, fantasy.
The body language shows and let the spectator imagine feelings, stories about this woman looking at, seeking for…

Size
21cmx29cm
Prints
10
Technique
Etching

Beatrice Carlson

I am a French visual artist and a fashion designer living in Auckland for the last 13 years.

I have “a genetic fashion disorder” with a great grandmother fine linen embroiderer, 2 grandmothers couturieres…and a fashion design diploma in France.

Stories always take shape like collage of photographs on my computer.

As a visual artist, my main medium is Perspex, it allows me to work in large scale with striking colours.
As a Printmaker I create Solarplate Etching. It is a refine medium, very tactile, close to my feelings for textile.

From 2010, I have been creating wearable pieces of Art entering the WOW Awards, “come-back” to fashion in the making.
Those pieces are in a constant move. They evolve thru the different techniques (modern & traditional) and mediums, corresponding to each other to create a more rich and dense narrative.

Every medium and piece are interactive.
From a WOW garment, I create an Etching.
From a piece, I create an artwork, a print that I use in a WOW garment and vice versa.
Each piece communicates to the other, “talks to me” in a constant smooth personal way.


Up coming:
-December Douro Printmaking Biennial 2018 -Portugal

-November Beatrice Carlson- WOW Retrospective, Depot Artspace Devonport-NZ

-October Artweek- Beatrice Carlson "PERSPEX" Pavilion Architecture, Devonport-NZ

-September World of WearableArt (WOW), Wellington-NZ







Birthdate: 26/06/1961

Nationality: New Zealander

Exhibitions:
  • Al Serkal Arts District Zayed University, Dubai-United Arab Emirates 2017
  • Planis Hall, JR Sapporo Tower, Sapporo-JAPAN 2017
  • Blikfang Art & Antiques, Auckland NZ 2017
  • Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland NZ 2016
  • Tama Art University Museum1-33-1 Ochiai, Tama-city, Tokyo-JAPAN 2015

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