Marianne Kolb Marked No21 Aqua Media on Canvas
Design Plus Gallery presents an original artwork by Marianne Kolb. An original Aqua media on Canvas, signed in 2003. Marked No.21,.
About the Artist:
“Kolb grew up in a isolated farming village in Switzerland. At sixteen Kolb moved into Bern, received a standard business education, and began working as a telephone operator and then as a wholesale buyer. At age twenty-five Kolb traveled to the States. minor blemishes.
When arriving to Berkeley, Kolb met a group of people who were very active in the East Bay arts community. For the first time an arts-related career seemed to be a possibility. Within a year of arriving in California Kolb had secured an apprenticeship with a goldsmith and soon after began working as a full-time goldsmith and jeweler.
In 1987 Kolb began to draw, and some time later, was given an old easel and a decrepit paint box still containing paint, brushes and mediums. This gift was the beginning of a transformed life, as if that very box were a magical vessel in which to travel. To this day it holds curiosity, and with it Kolb discover something new almost every day
Throughout all Kolbs work, whether working meticulously on a small-scale series of paintings and prints or with broad, quick gestural drawings, Kolb was pulling from visions which now realized were initially generated from life in a physically and mentally isolated landscape…..”