Flames, Coral Reefs

Abstract Series


These paintings are inspired by images of bleached coral reefs. The mortality of coral reefs due to bleaching events caused by rising sea temperatures has proved to be an unlikely subject for abstract painting. The stark bone-whiteness of dying corals contrasts with the healthy, bright-red formations, mingling together, mediating upon their battle for life.

  • Dates

    2016 — 2018
  • Mediums

    • Acrylic
  • Materials

    • Canvas
  • Collection


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About the Artist

Grazyna moved to Canada from Poland in 1996 and chose to end her career in Animal Science to pursue life as an artist and painter. Since then, she earned her Masters of Fine Arts in the United States and has had her paintings and installations displayed across galleries North America and Europe, including exhibitions in Toronto, Chicago, Florence, Berlin, and Warsaw. Her work addresses a broad scope of topics, ranging from depictions of depression in women to abstractions of forest scenery.

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