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This exhibition is about women artists who have more than one calling in their lives and how powerful this is, the power it creates for their work as visual artists.

MELANIE SCHÖNIGER, GERMANY

Born in 1974, she studied Media Design (diploma with honour in Munich, 1999)

and had  been working as art director for different agencies in Europe and clients worldwide.

Besides that she travelled the world for a lot of months. 

And finally she  has to admit she adores Asia (and would love to live there).

Asian flora and culture inspires her: 

the beauty of plants as orchids and strelitzia or the woodblock prints of Japanese masters like Hiroshige or Hokusai.

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TAMARA BABIC, SERBIA/GERMANY Babić

Born in Belgrade, 1986 She graduated in Archaeology and achieved a M.A. degree in Egyptology at the Faculty of Philosophy at University of Belgrade. From there she moved to Croatia and had success as a SF writer, with more than 40 short stories published in Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her next station was Germany, where she started to paint. In only six months her works were part of a group exhibition at Zadar, Croatia (International mail art project), and after that at Armory Artweeks in New York. In October and November 2018 she had her first solo exhibition in Germany. Since then, she exhibits regulary at Galleries and Online exhibitions internationally.

She looks for inspiration in her surroundings and in media and is very sensitive to injustices in society. That is why she tries to be the voice of sexual and gender identity minorities, of women, animals, dying nature on our planet and is criticising consumerism. Through her art, she wants to empower marginalised groups in society, to encourage them to speak. Most of the time she paints with oil colours on canvas.

SURYANI, INDONESIA

Name at birth: Nanik Suryani,  was born at Banyuwangi East Java,Indonesia.

She graduated from Stiba University in Malang, East Java,Indonesia with a bachelor of arts degree in foreign literature and languages,fell in love with art and cannot stop loving it. She read a book “Everyone can draw” which motivated her to start learning how to draw, she then completed private art courses and started a career of a professional artist. Bali inspired her strongly. She feels it makes  artistic blood flowing inside of her. Artists such as William Hofker and Ton Schulten have

inspired and influenced her artistic style.  Aboriginal art also has had a profound influence on her.

By following and learning from  modern and contemporary arts and through self-development, she have finally became a consensusism artist.

Consensusism style is characterized by abstract geometric compositional works in balance with the roots of impressionism and the elements of shape, light and color.