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Sonja Kobrehel

Sonja Kobrehel

Top Featured Artist | ArtTour International NY.

Playful Abstraction: The Paintings of Sonja Kobrehel

Sonja Kobrehel is an artist who creates stunningly vibrant and playful abstract paintings. Working primarily in acrylics, her unique style is evident in every piece; she creates intricate works featuring whimsical personal iconography and more conceptual elements that display her recognizable brushstrokes. With her artwork, Sonja Kobrehel invites viewers to explore the possibilities of playful abstraction.

Kobrehel’s visual artworks reflect her personal life’s constant changes and experiences. She is guided by her feelings, thoughts, dreams, and visions. She draws inspiration from journeys and the human cultural elements and visual stimulation she encounters. In each place and culture she visits, Kobrehel finds beauty in everyday life and loves to look for traces of the people who came before and clues about what they did there and why.

Sonja Kobrehel Portrait – Top Featured Artist.

“Song Of Dedication” Mixed Media Painting by Sonja Kobrehel.

Kobrehel’s work spans many styles and mediums, but one element remains consistent: her vibrant colors, expressive brushstrokes, and playful nature. Whether she is creating a detailed personal iconography or an abstract piece, her art is full of joy and energy. Each piece tells a story, inviting viewers to explore the relationship between the artist and her surroundings.

Kobrehel’s artwork has been exhibited in galleries worldwide and featured in various publications. Through her art, she strives to create a dialogue between the art world and her audience, inviting them to explore the possibilities of creativity and freedom.

Sonja Kobrehel’s art is distinguished by her iconography, which she creates with intricate detail. She combines shapes and symbols to create her unique vision of the world, one that is playful and full of color. Her line, form, and texture make a visual language that speaks to the viewer. She expresses ideas about relationships, identity, and emotions through this language. Her work often features elements of nature that represent her inner world. Each piece is carefully constructed with a delicate balance between the abstract and the figurative. This juxtaposition provides an exciting tension that will surely draw in viewers and inspire them to explore further.

“Wonder” Mixed Media Painting by Sonja Kobrehel.

Her creative process typically starts with a color idea, which then evolves into a composition in which color is the primary subject. She often works in collage and mixes different media onto paper and canvas. Much attention is given to the surface texture, where she adds various materials, carves, scratches, and glues. She also uses drawing techniques to complete her pieces and achieve her intended vision. Ultimately, her paintings are filled with symbols representing many aspects of her life and providing clues to their deeper meaning.

Sonja Kobrehel has a talent for creating abstract pieces that are both visually stunning and full of meaning. She has a fantastic ability to combine shapes, colors, and textures to create eye-catching and thought-provoking art. Her pieces are often bold and bright, drawing the viewer in with their vivid palette.

Kobrehel’s approach to abstraction often focuses on emotion. She combines her own personal experience with dreamlike images and themes to produce pieces that evoke a wide range of emotions. She is also keenly aware of how different textures, lines, and colors can work together to add to the feeling she is trying to convey. This attention to detail gives her work a unique depth and complexity.

“Sympathy Of Passion” Mixed Media Painting by Sonja Kobrehel.

Her abstract pieces also demonstrate a mastery of composition and design. By carefully choosing where elements go on the canvas and how they interact, she can create works of art that are visually captivating and emotionally engaging. Kobrehel’s abstract works are a testament to her skill as an artist and her unique ability to make something beautiful from the seemingly random.

Kobrehel’s use of brushstrokes also gives each piece its distinct character. As a result, the viewer can recognize the artist’s hand in every painting she creates. No matter the medium, Kobrehel’s brushstroke always stands out. The recognizable brushstroke is evident in each piece, from intricate paintings to large-scale abstracts. Whether looking at a whimsical landscape or a vibrant abstract painting, Kobrehel’s brushstroke will captivate you with its unique beauty and movement.

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Written by Viviana Puello

Viviana is a Colombo-American Artist, Curator, Writer and Advocate for the arts. Founder of Vivid Arts Network, Create 4 Peace, Artists For A Green Planet, Author of the book “Just Be Inspired,” and an awardwinning director and producer. Viviana Puello founded ArtTour International Magazine in 2011. Since then, she has served as the CEO, Editor-in-Chief, and the face for ArtTour International Magazine.
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