VITA

Elisa Schaar comes originally from Germany. Inicial professional career as individual psychologist. Artistic autodidactic formation and apprenticeship, participation in numerous art-workshops. Since 1975 she has been experi-menting with different painting techniques. From 1999 on she paints with acrylic on canvas, situated in the field of abstract expressionism, using spatulas, trowels and wipers as instruments.

From 2006 on she is living and painting in Caldetas/Barcelona. Associated member of Associació Sant Lluc per l’Art, Mataró/Barcelona. Various educational journeys to Europe, USA, Asia and Australia. Especially influenced by the work of Marc Chagall, Jackson Pollock, Fernando Zobel, Jean Miotte and Gerhard Richter.

The artist´s résumé

2017Abstract acrylic paintings with spatula techniques. Studies of the work of Clyfford Still, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Roberth Motherwell: Exhibition "Expresionismo Abstracto", Museo Guggenheim, educational journey to Bilbao, Spain.
2017Abstract acrylic paintings with spatula techniques. Studies of the work of Cy Twombly: Educational journey to Paris/France, Centre Pompidou.
2016Journey to Cuenca / Spain, studies of the work of Fernando Zobel, Luis Feito, Gustavo Torner and Antonio Saura in the Museo De Arte Abstracto Español De Cuenca.
2016Abstract acrylic paintings with spatula techniques. Studies of the work of Jackson Pollock and Abstract Expressionism: Educational journey to New York City, USA.
2015Abstract acrylic paintings with spatula techniques. Studies of the work of Joan Miró, "Malerei als Poesie": Educational journey to Düsseldorf, Germany.
2014Abstract acrylic paintings with spatula techniques. Studies of Judit Reigl´s and Simon Hantai´s work: Educational journey to Budapest, Hungry.

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