BILL ZIMA
Coinneach underwater painting by Bill Zima

Artist(s)
Title
Coinneach underwater painting by Bill Zima
Country of Origin
Scotland
Dated
21st century
Medium
Acrylic on Board
Signed/Inscribed/Dated
Signed by the artist
Condition
new framed
Dimensions
25.00cm wide (9.84 inches wide)
20.00cm high (7.87 inches high)
Provenance

from the artist

Exhibition History

Here at Art World Gallery Falmouth Cornwall

Description

This lovely little painting is one of Bill Zima's latest works. Already very well known for his amazing trees,Bill has turned his head to water and the effect of light from beneath the water, creating this wonderful new collection.
Born in 1961 in a small town in Indiana, Bill studied fine art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He spent a year abroad, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, cultivating his practical skills whilst studying under the “stone-carving master of Europe”. This experience proved to have a profound influence on Bill both personally and professionally.
After graduating in 1990 Bill spend the next year perfecting encaustic painting, having been introduced to the material of beeswax in his final year of study. He was immediately drawn to the tactility and translucence of the medium and the romanticism of the surfaces. Early pieces saw him collect the remains of the stone carvings, the stone dust, and mix it with wax to create ethereal figurative pieces. The encaustic imagery evolved to abstraction and eventually took the form of minimalist colour field paintings. His technique was unique and took seven years to develop the laborious encaustic process.
In 2003 Bill moved to Spain with his family and took a hiatus from the ‘exhibition circuit’, choosing to explore and develop new creative directions to reflect the extraordinary experience of living abroad. Visual vocabulary was refined and expression was explored using patterns to build up an image.
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Price

gbp 250.00 (Pound Sterling)