Applicant 2020_002

ARTIST MEMBER APPLICATION ~ Initial Image Review :: Images submitted by applicant for evaluation by the Standards Committee.

“Apudo”
All works are created by hand without using ready-made forms in mixed technique: papier-mache, paper clay, wire frame, acrylic (watercolor, pastel) painting, and natural tresses. Natural fabrics and antique lace are often used in works. Size 65*80. 2019
Description
“Apudo” (translated from the native language as “fat”) from the series “Hunting for men”.
It is our ironic view on the modern world order.
The hunt for a man, as a wild beast continues up to this day. A man, as a wild beast feels his power in the modern jungle, and he has no equal. However, who is the real game, and who is the hunter? A question that has no answer for many thousands of years. We used different techniques in this work. The work is completely made by hand without the use of ready-made forms.

“Pizza San Marco”
All works are created by hand without using ready-made forms in mixed technique: papier-mache, paper clay, wire frame, acrylic (watercolor, pastel) painting, and natural tresses. Natural fabrics and antique lace are often used in works. Size 60*50. 2018
Description
“Pizza San Marco’’ from the “Rapsodia urbana” series.
“Pizza San Marco” is one of the brightest architectural masterpieces. We depicted a strolling Venetian girl at the time of carnivals who is fascinated by the sounds of a flute.
Different techniques and antique lace are used in this work. The work is completely made by hand without the use of ready-made forms.

“The Palace Intrigues”
All works are created by hand without using ready-made forms in mixed technique: papier-mache, paper clay, wire frame, acrylic (watercolor, pastel) painting, and natural tresses. Natural fabrics and antique lace are often used in works. Size 70*45. 2016
Description
–Composition “The Palace Intrigues” from the series “Chess Kings and Queens”.
This composition captures the flirtation between the black king and the white queen. The black king is hiding a flower behind his back as a present for a beautiful woman.
Different techniques and antique lace are used here. The work is completely created by hand without the use of ready-made forms.

“Village Days”
All works are created by hand without using ready-made forms in mixed technique: papier-mache, paper clay, wire frame, acrylic (watercolor, pastel) painting, and natural tresses. Natural fabrics and antique lace are often used in works. Size 80*70. 2017
Description
The work “Village Days” tells stories about the simple and the most important things, about the moments of happiness in the daily routine of village life.
A dashing racer is taking her beloved to the edge of the world. With ruddy cheeks, besotted with speed and freedom, she does not care at all while she is rushing forward. She is confidently squeezing the motorcycle handlebars, as if she had seized her fortune and luck by the tail.
We used different techniques.

Detail view Image
Detail view of “Apudo”

Application Standards

Excellence of Execution
  • Every applicant should hold the highest personal standards for his or her work.
  • The work must be well made and impeccably finished.
  • A mastery of the medium should be apparent.
  • Sculpting should be flawless, with accurate proportions or, if exaggerated, should harmoniously fit the concept of the piece.
  • Hair should be of a material appropriate to the piece and flawlessly applied.
  • Costuming should be well conceived and expertly sewn, using materials appropriate to the figure’s scale and/or its intended effect.
Identity of Design

Every applicant should have a style of working that is unique, consistent and recognizable. Having a true signature style elevates the work into the realm of high art, which is an essential element of NIADA’s standards.

NIADA looks for works that inspire an emotional response. Is the work engaging, captivating? Does it transform, illuminate or inspire?


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