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Chantal Grevers
Red Dot Miami 2022
Agora Gallery
530 West 25th StreetNew York,NY
Previous Artist
  • My Cabin In The Woods
Acrylic on Dibond
23.5" x 19.5" 

    My Cabin In The Woods

    Acrylic on Dibond
    23.5" x 19.5"
  • Never Lost
Acrylic on Dibond
47" x 39" 

    Never Lost

    Acrylic on Dibond
    47" x 39"
  • The Moon
Acrylic on Dibond
18" x 11" 

    The Moon

    Acrylic on Dibond
    18" x 11"
  • Once Upon A Time
Acrylic on Dibond
47" x 39" 

    Once Upon A Time

    Acrylic on Dibond
    47" x 39"
  • The Box
Acrylic on Dibond
39" x 27.5" 

    The Box

    Acrylic on Dibond
    39" x 27.5"
  • The Rocks
Acrylic on Dibond
19.5" x 27.5" 

    The Rocks

    Acrylic on Dibond
    19.5" x 27.5"
  • Wish You Were Here
Acrylic on Dibond
39" x 27.5" 

    Wish You Were Here

    Acrylic on Dibond
    39" x 27.5"
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Chantal Grevers

CHANTAL GREVERS

Red Dot Miami 2022
November 30 – December 4, 2022
Reception: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 6-8 PM

Dutch artist Chantal Grevers creates artworks that meld Romanticism with the uncanny. Grevers draws inspiration from a yearly hike through the Dolomites with her family, filling her memory with enough natural beauty to fuel her artwork until the next year. Yet, Grevers’ interpretation of nature is not unequivocally beautiful; she is attracted to the darker side, and its often unpredictable and threatening quality. She explores these two sides of our world and of her own identity through her work. Grevers feels her status as a Gemini strongly, influenced by both her spontaneous, creative side and her organized, perfectionist side. Her work explores these dual facets of her personality, contrasting soft and loose forms with fluctuating brushstrokes and uneasy color.

In each of Grevers’ paintings, she places a geometric form, most recurrently a house. This house provides visual and emotional shelter from natural elements, and reflects the human desire to hide from the world. As Grevers’ paintings lean into contrast, a tension exists here between the angular traits of these geometric forms and the fluidity of nature. Grevers deftly manipulates both creepy and dreamy elements, ultimately allowing the viewer to take refuge in her work. Grevers studied her technique at the Haarlem Leiden Academy of Art in the Netherlands, where she pinpointed the exact themes she now expresses through her paintings. With each new artwork, Grevers digs even deeper into the contrasts present in herself and nature, developing new ways to translate them onto the canvas.