Emelie grew up in and near Vancouver, Canada, alternating between living in the city and a remote cabin. Her life in a mountainous setting was the foundation for her artistic skills–an environment that facilitated creativity and attention to detail. To continue in her own world of art, she naturally led to an artistic education and completed her degree at the University of Victoria in Canada. After university, Emelie pursued her own artistic projects and facilitated international art exchanges among youth. Emelie’s travels throughout North America, Europe, Thailand and Australia have given her various perspectives into international art and culture. Her impressions of wildlife and nature from all over the world are her main influences in her recent works and daily life.
She finally put roots in Switzerland, where the mountains and european culture inspired her to further explore the country and seek inspiration from its landscape.
Emelie is motivated to continue her journey of encouraging and facilitating an international art dialogue among artists and youth from various countries and cultures.
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Animal portraits and landscapes Oil paintings Commissions
She is currently showing her work in France, Turkey and Switzerland.
Photo Credits to Sandra Reitenbach from Sandragrafie
Artist Name: Emelie
Date of Birth: August 10, 1974
University of Victoria Art and Education