• size 30" × 22" × 1.5"
  • year 2020
  • materials Acrylic on canvas
  • framed In custom multicolor frame
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“This painting represents a view of a coastline meeting purple water. A visceral place where you can close your eyes and lose yourself in daydream.” — Alex Proba
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About the Artist

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Alex Proba’s multidisciplinary practice evokes a reverence for life’s quiet moments. Using her surroundings as the main source of inspiration in her work, she draws from sensory and visual information to intimate the experience of finding beauty and joy in unexpected places. Born in Germany, Proba studied Spatial Design at Akademie Mode & Design Hamburg, Germany, and then Contextual Design at the Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands.

From the Journal

From the Journal

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  • Meet
  • Alex Proba
  • Alex Proba shares how specific interactions in nature, like the meeting of the shore and the water, inspired her to abstract these moments into depictions of emotion and awe.
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  • Inside the Studio
  • Visit with Alex Proba
  • Alex Proba teaches us the value of daily practice and the benefits of dropping out of dental school. 

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