About the Author

Yves Gabriel
Blurbarian Since March 2008
Name Yves Gabriel
My Web Site www.yvesgabriel.com
Location Fl, United States
Gender Male
My Occupation Visual Artist
My Bio Events in our daily life, whether staged or circumstantial, help shape our purpose on this beautiful planet. As a contemporary visual artist, I use my skills to reproduce some of these experiences, which provide an intimate view of this puzzling and enigmatic world.

Organic sculpture sparked my desire to become an artist over 7 years ago. My fascination with this art form helped me uncover the intricate and subtle beauty that stemmed from decayed roots and branches. This experience along with a degree in Graphic Design and Fine Art led to my transition to digitized art, using photographic, organic and non-organic materials to help bring to life the emotions that derive from personal, social and political issues, or simply mundane objects. It also provided me with the opportunity to evolve as a painter, an abstract expressionist.

To conclude, abstraction affords me the ability to address a core issue through a representation from which the subject matter is not altered or compromised

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