The awakening of adolescence has been a recurring theme that has always fascinated a great many visual artists; conflicts of identity, physical metamorphosis, psychological instability (more…)
Angela Velleca is best known for her enigmatic females and their fragile silhouettes transforming into trees. Her artworks are sensual and conveyed a range of emotions, symbolised fertility, restless dreams, and reflect the artist innermost feelings. Angela is inspired by the Expressionist and Surrealist movements. Artists such as Franciszek Starowieyski, Francis Bacon and Hans Bellmer made a significant impact on her and elements of their art is seen in her paintings. Her artworks emphasise the simplicity of form and often employ dark and cold colours, which the artist uses to express the psychological state of her characters.
[Biographic notes by G. Kirilova]