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MIROSLAVA LONGFIELD

MIROSLAVA LONGFIELD

Artist Work

Mysterious ways 36
2010
acrylic on canvas
36 x 36 in
Mysterious ways 60
2011
acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 in
Mysterious ways 5
2008
acrylic on canvas
26 x 26 in
Mysterious ways 1
2006
acrylic on canvas
22 x 22 in
Mysterious ways 61
2011
acrylic on canvas
38 x 38 in
Mysterious ways 35
2008
acrylic on canvas
26 x 26 in

Artist Information

Artistic Category

Visual Arts

Artist Statement

I am a devoted abstract painter and I use a self-developed painting technique that is unique in the art world. I use a combination of airbrush and expressive painting (gesture) that result in an abstract art form that I know you will enjoy. During the development of my graduate thesis at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, I began exploring different styles and techniques that would utilize a flat background design combined with several overlapping layers on top. My experimentation produced several fantastic works of art that became my first series which I named Abstract Kitsch 1, 2, 3. This series was a success and was the key to the acceptance of my thesis for graduation. Since then I have refined my technique which has resulted in the production of a new series of paintings which I named MYSTERIOUS WAYS. The concept of this series is that the painting is never-ending, having no bounds or limits. My painting style allows me to communicate infinite possibilities onto my canvas. In the development of my painting I am looking to go beyond normal perception. I mix unique backgrounds with overlapping expressions. Because I use my creative soul in each brush stroke my emotions explode onto the canvas which results in a visual work of art that comes from my dreams and my heart.

Artist Bio

Miroslava Longfield was born 5/27/1975 in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. She currently lives and works in Middle River, Maryland, U.S.A.

She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, and graduated with a MFA degree in Fine Arts – Painting in 2005.

Ms. Longfield was a regular exhibiter throughout Europe, beginning in 2003 – in both group and solo exhibitions. In 2010 she attended a residency at Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA. Last year she was a top participant at the Artbanka “Kick off” at the Dvorak Sec Contemporary Art Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic. ????
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Her artwork is in the hands of public and private collectors. She is looking forward to the future development of her artistic skills and is excited with the possibility of sharing her paintings with the public.????