Last year, I attended the Purple Turtle Art Festival where, a lush meadow provides the perfect backdrop for the display of original paintings, sculptures, photography, pottery, jewellery, woodcraft, native art, and other beautiful creations. More than 30 artisans from Toronto to Tory Hill, Ontario, as well as local artists, have been selected to present their artwork at the festival.
As I wandered between booths, my eyes continued to be drawn to the colourful pieces displayed by artist Eleanora Siamenava. As I drew closer, I was able to make out the complex details in each of the paintings. I was fascinated by the characters and the subtle way, in which Eleanora includes birds and animals in her pieces. At first glance you may not even notice them. One becomes mesmerized, standing in front of one of these beautiful works of art; easily disappearing into this other world of theatrics.
Ladies and Gentleman, it is my pleasure to introduce Eleanora Siamenava – A Cinema and Theatre Professional Artist working in the sphere of Painting, Applied Arts and Design of Modern Costume.
One Artist’s Theatre:
What inspires you?
Beauty, harmony and giving of positive emotions and feelings to people.
Do you have a favourite subject(s)? If so, what is it about that subject that speaks to you?
Yes I do. They are the themes of human life that bring happiness and beauty.
What is your preferred medium, why?
In general my works are – canvas, oil, as well as – paper, acrylic. These are my favorite mediums.
Where is your favourite place to paint?
My studio in my house, I really love it, it’s bright, also, my family that’s always near me.
Is there anything (else) you would like people to know about Eleanora Siamenava?
About myself. Many years I’ve been working in the world of cinematography as a costume designer – that’s why all of my art has theater’s image and I’m thankful to fate that it is so. I like this world, it is mine.
Artist’s favourite colour?
My favorite colors are – “warm” and “hot” ones – they bring happiness.