The artist, Inna Zubareva lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland. Inna spent her childhood in Russia, where she has finished Arts school with honors. Her drawings and paintings were exhibited in earlier years, during her days at the arts school. Her work is inspired by the individuality of all physical things and energies found in the natural world with high emphasis on the aesthetic beauty, balance and harmony.
Moving to Switzerland in 2005, nudged her in another direction. Inna has obtained Doctorate of Business Administration with a specialization on Behavior finance. A career in finance taught her business sense and enhanced her work ethic. Inna also lived and developed herself professionally in New York, Stockholm and Paris. However, she always kept a passion for painting. She was working as a part-time artist since 2008. Big part of her past work consists of commissions in various styles held in private collections.
In recent years, Inna abandoned finance industry in favor of painting, to produce the maximum from her true essence in life – being a painter and artist. Today, she dedicates herself fully to the craft of painting, as well as developing a style that distinguishes her on the national stage as well as on the international stage. This internationally-active artist continues to work in her studio in Geneva.
Inna enjoys painting landscapes, especially focusing on changing things like the light and the sky, or the movement in the water. Her aim is to capture this unique moments, gaining a deeper understanding of nature and being present to see the little moments that otherwise might be missed. Behind each representation in her paintings there is thought on the flow direction, making it harmonious and complete.
There is a range of series of paintings, the newest of which is a series of paintings of an abstract composition using fluid art techniques. The fluid art method involves mixing acrylic paint and pouring different color combinations into each other to form intricate patterns that can influence and manipulated with certain techniques.
As the colors flow over one another, they interact and mix, producing patterns and designs which cannot be achieved using a paintbrush. This unique process has given the ability to paint and display life of all forms. Her paintings from the fluid art collection are characterized by dynamism, flow and bright, lively colors. Inna is pushing the boundaries on color use, the result is beautiful, powerful and intriguing.
Every day, we spend most of our time indoors. It is important to remember about amazing, beautiful things around us.
Work in Studio
Usually, I make pencil and oil sketches outdoors to establish the main compositional masses and elements of a landscape. Later I use photographs to work on details, tones and color in my studio.
If I could live in this sky, I would. Painting skies and clouds is as close as I can get.
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