PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Barbara Veena Scialó.
Barbara Veena Scialó was born in Austria, but lives and works in London.
The artist works predominantly in painting and textiles. Much of the artist’s work depicts scenes inspired by nature. The artist herself notes:
‘My work is a humble attempt to reflect some of the overwhelming beauty of creation.’
Scialó often uses transparent materials to create her works, and many of her pieces combine paintings layered with fabrics and embroidery. Veena studied tapestry and textile art at The Academy of Fine Art in Vienna and has had several exhibitions in Austria and the UK.In 2006 Veena completed a PGCE in Art and design at Greenwich University and has since been working as a freelance artist and educator.