Florence Academy trained artist Tatyana Kulida brings her expertise in an ancient water gilding technique to Wellington with her next exhibition, Gold. The exhibition presents a number of recent paintings by Kulida that feature the traditional gilding technique while portraying contemporary subjects. By focusing the exhibition on a particular technique, Kulida wishes to invite Wellington artists to experiment with ancient techniques and instill appreciation for traditional art with the art viewing public.
Visitors are also warmly invited to the painting and gilding demonstration that takes place on Friday 17 August 2.00pm - 4.00pm .
Tatyana is a classically-trained Russian-born painter and a former painting and drawing instructor at the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. For the last three years she has been living in Wellington where she runs her own studio gallery, Anthesis Atelier, and teaches painting and drawing in the academic method and paints commissioned portraits.
For more information:
Pomegranate, oil on gilt red wood, 24x18 cm, 2017
Emily, mixed media on gilt panel, 75x80 cm, 2017
La La Land, oil and metal leaf on panel, 55x65 cm, 2017