Adam Gabriel

Kunstner Adam Gabriel

born Denmark 1967
Atelier: Højer, Denmark
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Adam Gabriels was born in 1967. His clear fascination is man; the naked vulnerable human being. Who are we? The starting point for this is the face. The powerful brushstrokes and precise strokes reveal no obvious emotions, but insist on the viewer's full attention. The existential focal point of the works is an open encounter with man, and perhaps we can recognize ourselves in the inevitable, strong gaze of the nameless persons.

“I paint mostly with oil paints, but I also work with different techniques within drawing, ink drawing, watercolor and oil pastel. Also works as a bronze sculptor. Member of 'Arts and crafts along the Wadden Sea' and 'Sønderjyske Kunstnere'

I seek and always try to find myself in my art. My biggest fascination is man - face and body. I play with colors and shape. Finds expressions that provoke, move and ask questions: Is there another truth in man? What does it mean to be human? I do not believe in a particular philosophy or religion, but belong to myself - and my art! My greatest desire is to give something to the world that lasts forever. ” - Adam Gabriel

Education

2005 -
Teacher at Sønderjyllands Kunstskole, Haderslev Kunstskole, Højer Design School, Sønderjylland, DK

Teaches painting courses in Norway and Greece. Guest teacher at folk high schools in Denmark and Germany.

1984 - 1990
Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, IT

Selected Exhibitions

2021
GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK

2020
Winter show, GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK

2019
GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK

2018
NORTH Art Fair, Aalborg, DK

2017
GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK
GALLERY V58, Skagen, DK

2016
Art Copenhagen, Bella Center Copenhagen. Represented by GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK
Aabenraa Railway Station, Aabenraa, DK

2015
Varde Art Museum, Varde, DK
Sønderborg Castle, Sønderborg, DK
Art Copenhagen, Forum Copenhagen. Represented by GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK
Vejen Municipality, Vejle, DK
Baunhøj Mill, Grenaa, DK
Aabenraa Railway Station, Aabenraa, DK

2014
GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK
Round Tower, Copenhagen, DL
Aabenraa Railway Station, Aabenraa, DK
The man between light and shadow, GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK

2013
GALLERY V58, Aarhus, DK
Albertslund Library, Albertslund, DK
Gallery Strædet, Tønder, DK
Aabenraa Railway Station, Aabenraa, DK