100×80 cm – oil and charcoal on canvas – 2017
About Lucie Gelemová
Lucie Gelemová the modern Czech painter of original pieces of art. We see personal, emotional expression in her work which contains artistic elements of expressionism, abstraction and surrealism. The author began drawing and painting as an autodidact. Through art, she formulates a difficult personal experiences, inner motivations and perceptions of her life. Paintings capture some forms of decadence that are transferred from the everyday experiences of the world around her. At her 24 years, Lucie moved to London, where she later met with Jewish painter Barbara Jackson. Under his leadership she began to artistically develop at The Institute of Archer Academy. After three years she returned to her homeland, where she graduated from art therapy course at Masaryk University in Brno and the course of painting in the studio of Jaroslav Platil in the České Budějovice. Since 2014, she is a student at the Institute of Art & Design in Prague, where her skills are further improved and she gradually begins to penetrate with her paintings in public galleries and private collections.