New York, USA
My painting is a message evolving around emotions, eternal to some degree, primary, one could say… It is the fascination, the ability to perceive and experience beauty, a union of most intimate experiences and emotions, the fascination with nature as well as with a relative relationship with another human being.
Mira Satryan – abstract impressionism!
I express in my painting the concerns and risks that result from a fleeting structure of circumstances defining our everyday lives. Painting is the realm of communicating expression and emotionality that are a common theme of sorts in my paintings – the awareness of impermanence. Sometimes my painting has a dramatic form, emphasized with a contrast color of varying intensity of the hue. The structure of our existence is very fleeting and frail; it takes an effort to cultivate it… Our experiences are ephemeral and transitory… and everything passes irrevocably.
At what age did you know you wanted to be an artist?
After elementary school, I decided to go to school with art subjects.
What is the earliest artwork you did that you can remember?
I remember one event when from a friend we walked the street with my pictures and went over to us a man who wanted to buy a picture ……. I sold him ……
Which classical or contemporary artists have inspired you?
There were many wonderful, unmatched artists today. Claire Monet, painter of light, Paul Gauguin with his strong figures of women and color … But also 17th-century Vermeer with beautifully lit light in his portraits, Rembrandt … unflattering portraits, JM William Turner with his beautiful landscapes as it is today, and I must also mention El Greco … when I first saw his original in the museum, it was a huge experience….. …..for me ….
How would you describe your artistic style?
My paintings are abstract impressionism, sometimes with elements that are expressed more realistically, the expression that I express also by color.
When did you first sell an artwork? How did you feel?
I do not remember exactly the first sale, but I remember one of the first sold pictures … His title “Case in the bathroom”.
What's your workstyle? Do you work on one piece at a time or work simultaneously on multiple pieces?
I usually do one picture, paint big pictures …. sometimes I leave them unfinished and after some time I come back to them … If I paint smaller, because sometimes it consists of several pictures, one is painted separately … at the end of work or They correct it together.
How do you get the inspiration for a new piece?
My inspiration is nature, everything that’s going on around, but also some of my thoughts …..
Tell us a bit about your personal life ...
For 25 years I have been living in New York, working here as an artist, before that I lived in Poland, where I graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow and obtained the title of Master of Arts. At the beginning I was dealing with graphics and a poster, but later I started painting and like to constantly discover new possibilities for creating an image.
A few pieces from Mira Satryan’s gallery
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Shows & Exhibitions
For a few years I belong to the NAWA / national american women artist / Also on the WAH Gallery in Brooklyn, led by artist from Japan. I am also a member of the New York Art Group since 2016