Libaart

Calgary, AB, Canada

Biography

I am a Calgary, AB based visual artist-painter. Originally from the Czech Republic, I arrived in British Columbia, Canada, in 1993. I was admitted to ACAD in Calgary in 1998, and graduated in 2002. After my graduation I opened and established LIBA (Life Is the Best Artist) Art Studio. I make living as a freelance artist since then. My work is ultimately about expressing a connection to spirituality, humanity, and nature. I create mixed media artworks that dwell on the experience of time, and changes within time. The mysterious world of time inspires me to create and explore its dimensions and beauty as it is projected into nature and human world. You can find more information about my work on... Read more

Artistic approach

Subjects of my work are natural forms, faces, and hands. Time shapes them, leaves its imprints and transforms them. These imprints and transformations are worth to explore, admire and ask what time really means in our lives. Are we capable to live without time and aimlessly wander through different worlds? …or do we always need time to direct us where and when to go? The creation of each of my paintings is a result of interactions between my memories, dreams, and my impressions of “reality”. I enjoy investigating new possibilities in my work by using imaginative arrangements of my subjects to revise the "known" and to travel to the “unknown”. By consistently experimenting with a variety of materials and media,... Read more

Artworks