If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Monika, I have 2 grown up sons, computerfreaks and a husband, Ward Ruyslinck, a famous Flemisch writer. I wrote poetry and novels, I was a journalist and a PR officer, I edit an E-magazine on art "Indigo". painting is now my great passion.
About my artwork
First my paintings were naive, now I work wirh collage & acrylic and I make some baroque or surrealistic "mindscapes". I working now on a serie "Italian Stories", about a lot of italian cities(where I lived for 3 years). With every painting I wirte a story.
Artists I like
Painters: Camille Rose Garcia, Frida Kahlo, Hundertwasser, Michael Borremans(belgian), Luc Tuymans, Vincenzo Ferrante, ingmar Ostijn, Jeroen Du Bois.
Writers: Siri Hustvedt, Colette(French),Giuseppe Bonaviri(italian),Myriam Van Hee(Belgian poet), Dimitri Verhulst(Flemish)
Movies (Fellini, Wim Wenders, François Ozon,Visconti...),pop music(Rolling Stones, Dire Straits, Radiohead,Beatles,Gianna Nannini), classical music(Chopin, Tchaikovsky,Verdi)
BLUEBIRD ART HOUSE AND ART&ARTISTS LA are pleased to announce the 1st INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION 2009. Open to all artists in all fine arts media we seek to recognize outstanding quality and diversity in the arts. The 2009 IJC is open to all artists worldwide, age 18 and older. All works must be original. Entries in the following medias will be accepted: Painting, Drawing, Mixed media, Printmaking, Watercolor, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Photography. Entry Deadline February 15th 2009