"“To draw, you must close your eyes and sing” (Pablo Picasso)"
Irina White is a self-taught Ukrainian born Australian artist who moved to Australia in 2010. She started painting for fun and became a passionate painter with high energy and creativity. Irina’s artwork is represented in private collections in Australia and in Europe. She is a member of the Kiama Art Society. Iryna was awarded the First Prize in the juried exhibitions in Kiama (in 2017, 2018) and “Highly Commended” in The City of Ryde this year. She sold her artwork online, in Kiama, Manly, Kellyville, Parramatta and other places. Famous Australian Art web gallery Bluethumb.com listed Iryna as one of their Featured Artists and successfully sells her paintings. Thousands of art lovers are following Iryna’s page on the Instagram… With her unique style of painting that embraces multiple genres, Irina enjoys experimenting with different mediums and techniques, in an exploration of subject matters – from traditional landscapes, variations of still life, botanical illustrations and seascapes through to contemporary compositions and painting figures. She grew up in European atmosphere of its architecture, style, cosy streets, courtyards, antiques, cathedrals, palaces and museums complete with the artwork collections. This inspiring experience translates into her artistic works. All her paintings radiate joy, happiness, warmth and love. She often says, “I’m happy in life! Everything that I admire, love or feel inspired by I try to transfer to canvas so that my passion is felt through by art lovers.”