About the artist

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Welcome to the abstract world of Delizia Art!

Mag. Sabine DELIZIA Egger

ABOUT THE ARTIST

The Tyrolean artist MA Sabine DELIZIA Egger, a molecular biologist with a passion for art, presents her works of acrylic paint on canvas at various exhibitions in Tyrol.

ARTISTIC CAREER

DELIZIA’s first pieces of art in coal and aquarelle were exhibited during studying in Innsbruck. Years later she discovered that working with acrylic paint enabled her to transfer ideas as well as her being onto canvas with a dynamic quality and vivid colours.

ABOUT HER WORK

Delizia’s work is strongly influenced by her background in natural science, abstractly mirroring nature and culture whilst also reflecting on current social questions.

INTERVIEWING THE ONLINE-GALLERY „ART FOR ALL“ IN APRIL 2015:

1. WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO ART?
My father – who is very talented with a pencil, but also coal and oil – would take me to various art exhibitions and so I started drawing at a very young age. We used to do a lot of drawing together, especially on holiday. He gave me a lot of valuable advice and taught me perspective thinking.
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2. WHAT INSPIRES YOU? HOW DO YOU COME UP WITH YOUR DESIGNS?
Many things inspire me:
Works like “Building blocks of life” were motivated by my background in the natural sciences – in microbiology.
However, I also find inspiration in current societal issues, as well as my love to nature and, of course, my painting trips, which would include the volcanic activity in Lanzarote and artistic atmosphere of the Côte d’Azur…
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3. WHERE DO YOUR WORKS OF ART COME INTO EXISTENCE?
In my small workshop in the Tyrolean Alps or out in nature.
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4. HOW DID YOU LEARN YOUR ARTISTIC TRADE?
As I mentioned before, my father started teaching me at an early age. In my days as a student I attended various seminars and workshops for nude art painting and drawing, but also learned a lot by interacting with other artists.
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5. WHAT, IN YOUR OPINION, WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT ANYONE EVER SAID OR WROTE ABOUT ONE OF YOUR WORKS OF ART?
My great-uncle Otto – a successful German aquarelle artist himself – was very impressed with (and I quote) the dynamic and strong expression of my pictures. That really encouraged me on my artistic journey.
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6. IN 3 SENTENCES: WHY DO YOU CREATE ART?
Painting is my passion and a blessing for the body, mind and soul!
… in short: I just can’t do without it!
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7. WHICH TECHNIQUES DO YOU PREFER AND WHY?
Acrylic painting!
Why: it harmonises with my character. My journey from pencil to acrylic painting, via coal and aquarelle techniques, took many years. I can definitely say that I found my medium in acrylic paint.
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8. HOW LONG DOES IT USUALLY TAKE YOU TO COMPLETE A WORK OF ART?
It really varies!
Usually I come up with a concept and go over it in my mind, often for many days, thinking about how I will realise the piece (I also discuss the idea with my husband). Sometimes I can finish a picture the same evening, whereas other pieces take days to revise and perfect.
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9. HAS ANYONE IN PARTICULAR INFLUENCED YOUR ART?
My father and great-uncle, as I mentioned before. However, I would also like to mention my husband and son, who always give me fabulously blunt feedback, thus contributing to each piece in their own way!
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This interview was published on www.kunst.ag.