Edvarda Braanaas
Edvarda, a visionary artist, breaks artistic norms by seamlessly blending fine art, illustration, literature, and digital exploration. Emerging during the 80s cultural shift, she draws inspiration from postmodern art, finding her expressive canvas in the diverse tapestry of Los Angeles.
At the core of Edvarda's work is a narrative reclaiming women's representation in pop culture. Her brushstrokes invite reciprocal engagement, delving into the essence of seeing and being seen.
Explore Edvarda's world, where art transcends boundaries, placing women at the forefront with defiance, grace, and strength. She reflects the beauty and complexity of the human experience, inviting you to join a conversation about identity, artifice, and storytelling. Edvarda is not just an artist; she's a trailblazer shaping the future of artistic expression.
Edvarda, a Norwegian artist, began her journey at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice during the 80s. She holds an MA from the National Academy of the Arts and a BA in Art History from the University of Oslo.
Initially exploring abstract painting, guided by Professor Irma Salo Jæger, she evolved into a stylized figurative technique with a profound dedication to storytelling.
Edvarda has exhibited across Europe and the US. Actively involved in the Los Angeles art scene from 2010 to 2019, she immersed herself in both established and emerging venues, contributing to the city's dynamic art landscape.
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