InnocentDiana Elena Chelaru
Acrylic, ink and enamel on Stretched canvas
Finished white edges
Ready to hang
Signed on front
10 " h x 8 " w x .5 " d |0 lbs. 7 oz.
A young girl looks wide-eyed at the viewer, her brows slightly raised and her lips turned down. An expression of unknowing and slight sadness. Part of a series of abstracted portraits exploring the extensive variety of facial expressions. Diana used her signature pattern work to further convey the tone.
Tappan, New York
Romanian-born painter Diana Chelaru’s paintings are colorful and contemporary interpretations of human emotion. For Diana, art is a means of communication. “It is how I express my thoughts, hopes, regrets and joys,” she says. Though she gets great pleasure from applying paint to canvas, it is the expression of emotions that she finds to be most important. Diana’s style is influenced by Byzantine mosaics as well as Gustav Klimt’s subject matter and use of decorative patterns within his compositions. Each artwork is created intuitively, resulting in paintings that speak to the soul.
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Our first commissioned work from an artist and we are very pleased with the outcome. Diana Chelaru's work is extraordinary, she is a truly talented artist. And I believe that she will be a presence within the art world for many years to come. Her use of texture and color is unique and one of a kind.- L RESSLER
Diana, thank you for creating such a beautiful piece of work that now hangs in our living room. It is the first original painting we have bought and we couldn't be more thrilled. The colors and intricacy are amazing. We look forward to following your career and watching you grow and prosper!- A Garcia