Lidia Simeonova [lidiasimeonova]
What do you do? How do you define yourself as an artist?
I am working in a two medias - paintings and sculptures.
If I have to describe myself as an artist, I would say - my artwork is a reflection of my life. I have projected frozen moments-good and bad-onto the canvas.
As my style and personality matured, I traveled the world.
My artwork tells a story-my story, of the different periods in my personal and
What is your message?
BEING AN ARTIST IS A LIFE FORCE, NOT A CAREER CHOICE !
Your biography in four lines.
I was born and grewup in Bulgaria, where I obtained a Bachelor's Degree from Velico Tarnovo University of Fine Art. From Bulgaria,I moved with my family to Czechoslovakia and again to Germany in 1991. In Germany, I found myself eased and inspired by many
traditions, culture and good friends there. I kept painting and managed to put
on a couple of shows in Germany while trying to explore different parts of Europe
too. My paintings hung in galleries in Paris as well as different
international shows in France. Then we moved to the United States in 1994.
Do you upload your work to the web? If so, where could we see it?
Internationalmuseumof wemen - www.imow.org
How is an idea born? For you, what is inspiration?
My life - with all the thunderstorms and the calmness after the storm, all the Fun and the challenges, all this somehow is reflecting or influencing my art. It is a living experience over the canvas.
What role does technology play in your creative process?
Not a big role. Sometimes I like to take a picture of my artwork and play with the image on Photoshop just to see if there is a better color arrangement for a sustain piece.
I have also created digital artwork using the Sketch book5, which is THE greatest software for artist. I know without a good quality printer and the best quality of the paper, I will never have the feelings and the expression of the original art piece.
What is art?
ART is a LIFE FORCE, NOT A CAREER CHOICE
Three creative ideas that you would have liked to have created?
Monumental sculpture, at least 20 yards long painting or mural and some functional industrial art
Do you personally collect any items?
Artworks from other artists
Shelby Twp., Michigan USA