EMPHIETZI-HARRIS, Marina

A: 4 - Napoleon Street, Risa Village, Peyia, Paphos

T: +357 26 622 984

M: +357 99 341 726

E: marina@marinaharris.com

W: www.marinaharris.com

FB: marina emphietzi-harrisart

FB: http://www:art-holidays-cyprus.com

Marina's work explores issues of time, life and memory. Through painting she channels life experiences into works of art.

Her style and compositions show the natural forms of a real world in a semi abstract, expressionistic and/or conceptualistic way. Her work has been described as “a reflection and celebration of life in a symbolic manner.” She creates paintings with a vivid colour palette usually, many textures, robust energy and a playful style. Creating in strong tonal variations, she constantly challenges her own talent by trying to experiment with subject matters and techniques for new creative effects.

While she uses a variety of processes in each project, she mainly works in oil on canvas although she often likes to work with acrylics or mixed media. Each project often consists of multiple works, grouped around specific themes and meanings. During research and production, new areas of interest arise and lead to the next body of work. The subject matter of each body of work determines the materials and the forms of the work. Before she starts painting, she draws, reads and studies as much as she can about the specific project she is exploring. Marina does not merely develop artwork with her brushes - she paints from inside out. She creates artworks that are meant to speak for themselves.

Directions: From the main Coral Bay / St. George's Bay road, turn right at the Paliomonastero Restaurant with signposts for Peyia, Kathikas, Polis. About 250 meters along this road, turn left just before the little white church, Panayia Zalakiotissa and continue on this road until you see the Riza Village sign. Turn left here and Marina lives in the second house on the right hand side.

Open: All year round by appointment - also see entry under Teaching Studios

 

ART WORKSHOPS  with Marina Emphietzi Harris

Whether an Adult or a child, whether you want to have fun or advance in the Arts, give yourself the chance to express your passion. Marina offers courses throughout the year - please contact her for details.

 

  • Photo 1 of 8Harmony

    Oil on canvas - 80 x 100 cm

  • Photo 2 of 8The Sea of Life

    Acrylic on canvas - 70 x 90 cm

  • Photo 3 of 8Impressions

    Acrylic on canvas - 120x120 cm

  • Photo 4 of 8Sailing

    Mixed media on canvas - 80x80 cm

  • Photo 5 of 8Serenity

    Acrylic on canvas - 80x100 cm

  • Photo 6 of 8The Turning Point

    Oil on canvas - 80x120 cm

  • Photo 7 of 8A warm summer day

    Acrylic on canvas - 60x60 cm

  • Photo 8 of 8Boat in storm,

    Oil on canvas - 120x120 cm


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