Florals, the solo exhibition of NYC-based artist Sylvie Covey, features the artist’s recent paintings of flowers and botanical specifics created in 2022. From her farmhouse in upstate New York, in 2022 Sylvie painted large monotypes of flowers with watercolor pigments on paper during Spring and Summer. She observed myriads of botanical species in the gardens and fields around her. Her paintings and colors conveyed different moods and emotions, rather than a specific description. Later, some paintings were digitally enhanced or combined with one another, some were left alone. After completion, the images were outputted with Dye Sublimation on high-quality ChromaLuxe aluminum panels.
About the Artist
Sylvie Covey started making art as a printmaker, painter, and photographer. Now she mostly works from digital photography combined with photo techniques in printmaking. Currently her work is about botanical and spatial dimensions. Sylvie Covey was born and raised in Paris, France. After traveling the world, she moved to NYC in 1978 and established a printmaking studio on Times Square, where she continues to live and produce all types of prints, searching to transcend reality, with unlimited transformations in color and surfaces. She received an MFA from CUNY Hunter College, and she teaches printmaking at the Art Students League of New York [1995-present] and at the Fashion Institute of Technology [2001-present]. Sylvie had 25 solo shows in the US and participated in 75 group shows and Biennales in the USA, France, Slovenia, Poland, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Brazil, and Japan.
For more information on Sylvie Covey, visit her website.
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