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Melany Pietersen - "The Journey (of Discovery) Ii"

"The Journey (of Discovery) Ii"

The Journey (of Discovery) Ii
Acrylic on Canvas, US$ 1,178

The Journey (of Discovery) Ii

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Details

Acrylic on Canvas

W: 2390mm x H: 770mm x D: 50mm
W: 94" x H: 30" x D: 2"

Approx. Weight: 11kg

This work is unframed

Price

US$ 1,178

Scale

Person Thumbnail

Reference

The Journey

About "The Journey (of Discovery) Ii"

(Diptych)

This artwork is based on the journey of life and self-discovery by means of intense analysis. It's about escaping the "box" society tries to confine us in, and our little comfort zones, in order to see the bigger picture.

When you then take the time to meditate and start exploring life with an open mind, you realize how magnificent life really is.

And when you, take a deep breath and look at the stars in the sky, trying to imagine how peaceful and quiet it is "out there", you realize that you are made of stars.

In other words, there is no "out there" the "out there" is in actual fact "in here".

Anyway, if you look closely at the image, you will see the anatomical maps in the stars, symbolizing just that.

There is also a map-key in the bottom right-hand corner, with alternative routes, etc. I have chosen "the heart" as a place of special interest to visit along the way.

Melany Pietersen

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About Melany

Melany Pietersen

WHAT HER WORK IS ABOUT:
In her latest works she has been dealing with different aspects of a journey, (namely the physical, mental, spiritual aspects).
She is currently working on a new series of works dealing with the technological journey towards Trans-humanism, and the age of so called “spiritual machines”

AWARDS /ACHEVEMENTS:

2008
(in progress...)

2007
Artwork accepted for Sasol New Signatures exhibition,
Pretoria Art Museum

Achieved 90% for graphic arts (drawing and printmaking),
and 80% for sculptural arts,
UNISA- University of Southern Africa

2006
Artwork accepted for Sasol New Signatures exhibition,
Pretoria Art Museum

Achieved 90% for painting,
UNISA - University of Southern Africa

1999
A Floating Trophy for the Top Art Student.
Awarded by The Design School of Southern Africa.

Certificate of Merit & Trophy for achievement in Art.
Senior Graphic Design pupil of the year.
Awarded by Pro Arte Alphen Park High School

Achieved 100% for design at
Pro Arte Alphen Park High School

Honours awarded for outstanding achievement in Art
Works exhibited in Italy.
Awarded by Pro Arte Alphen Park High School

1998
Certificate of Merit & Trophy for achievement in Art
Junior Graphic Design pupil of the year.
Awarded by Pro Arte Alphen Park High School

Certificate of Merit for achievement in Art
Works chosen for PAAP Exhibition at H.F. Verwoerd
medical faculty & Works accepted for mass production
design of metric farewell card.
Awarded by Pro Arte Alphen Park High School

1997
Awarded Second place in the competition to design the
cover of the concert program for the "
Streekjeugsimfonieorkes ". Awarded by UNISA.

Before 1997
Won various art competitions


Price Range

US$ 118-2,357

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Exhibitions

Various Exhibitions since (1987-2008)

SOUTH AFRICA:
Pretoria Art Museum,Pretoria
Association of Watercolours, Johannesburg
The Red Pot Gallery, Pretoria
The Gallery, Duncan Yard, Pretoria
Private Collection, Pretoria
Hatfield Christian Church, Pretoria
Various others

INTERNATIONAL:
Cayman Islands
Italy
USA

Education

BVA (Batchelor Of Visual Arts)

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