"The human figure is central in my work, through it, I express the complex fabric of the experiences, feelings, rituals that make us human. I'm fascinated by light, how it can change our perceptions and affect moods. And of course, there is paint, the enjoyment and madness of paint..."
Luz Elena was born in Colombia(South America) and has been living in the Netherlands with her husband and two sons since 2000. She has an associate degree in Fashion Design and a Bachelor degree in Art from Georgia State University(Atlanta USA). After finishing her studies in the United States of America, she spent 1 and a half year in Florence(Italy) where she studied portrait and figure drawing and painting under Charles Cecil in his Studio di Disegno e Pittura.
Portrait by Nicolet Peters. www.nicoletpetersfotografie.nl