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12 Works by women artists to give as Mother's Day presents

Apr 21, 2022

12 Works by women artists to give as Mother's Day presents

"Paradoxical though it may seem, life imitates art much more than art imitates life." Oscar Wilde

From Redcollectors we propose a selection of works of art, on this occasion by 12 women artists. Because there is only one mother, what better opportunity to give her something unique, special, exclusive and that will undoubtedly leave a mark: a work of ART.

 

The paintings of Carol Solar, the sculptures of Juli About, the geometric drawings of Regina Giménez, the photographs of Ellen Kooi and the illustrations of Naza del Rosal are just some of the pieces in this female selection that can be purchased online through RedCollectors. At the same time, the platform has a wide selection of artists and works in its portfolio, in a range suitable for all tastes and budgets. A different, unique and lasting gift.

1. Juli About

A Story without Words, 2021, Sculpture, 24 x 10 x 4 cm

A Story without Words, 2021, Sculpture, 24 x 10 x 4 cm

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Juli About (Avignon, Francia, 1974) fue galardonada con el prestigioso concurso de talleres de arte francés en su edición de 2015, Juli About descubrió sin embargo la cerámica por casualidad en sus propias palabras. El trabajo de porcelana, para Juli About, es una forma de hablar de todo el cuerpo siendo parte del paisaje. El cuerpo es un paisaje dentro de un paisaje y una especie de exvoto de toda la naturaleza.

 

2. Cristina Mur

S/T, Drawing, 20 x 29 cm

 

Cristina Mur (Bilbao, Spain, 1967) is Graduate in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country. Her sources of inspiration and admiration are, on the one hand, the mystery of Tàpies, whose depth and forcefulness move her. She identifies with the spirituality of his work, with that search to understand the concept of "life itself". On the other hand, and in terms of technique, Cristina draws on the graphics of CyTwombly, inspired by his large formats.

3. Florencia Durán

Te alzo mi hija, 2022, Pintura, 50 x 35 cm
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Florencia Durán (Montevideo, Uruguay 1986) fascinated from a very young age by drawing, painting and plastic expression, she studied Industrial Design at the EUCD. Since 2011 she started experimenting with mural painting in public spaces in Montevideo and in 2019 she has her first solo exhibition of "Nosotras mismas" at SOA. FEFCA training award. She carries out individual and collective experience workshops with Florencia Flanagan. Her work focuses on working for inclusion, from this example in art and institutions that is only a small sample and reflection of something that is established in society.

 

4. Carol Solar

The Bad Cards, 2021, Painting, 50 x 50 cm

The Bad Cards, 2021, Painting, 50 x 50 cm

 

Carol Solar (Santiago de Chile, Chile 1975) Carol Solar (Santiago, Chile, 1975) is a humorous and ironic artist, who explores the concepts of identity, relationships, the passage of time and personal space.Graduated in Fine Arts at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Carol Solar lives and works in Madrid. She has exhibited in galleries such as Silves AC in Almería, La Vidriera in Maliaño, Cantabria, Galería Fernando Pradilla, Galería tres por cuatro and Extensión AVAM in Matadero Madrid.

Through drawing, painting and textiles, the artist creates her own imaginary that, with humour and irony, explores the concepts of individual identity and personal space. She draws inspiration from popular media such as cartoons, comics, fashion, children's stories and music videos to approach the issues that shape us as individuals and as a society: relationships, fear and freedom.

 

 

5. Regina Giménez

Iremos al sol, 2020, Grabado, 100 x 70 cm
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Regina Giménez (Barcelona, Spain, 1966) belongs to a new generation of artists who use the large field of painting as a narrative surface. belongs to a new generation of artists who use the large field of painting as a narrative surface.Her style and subject matter are constantly evolving, but her work is always recognisable through her delicate use of geometry and the clear fragmentation of pictorial elements. The artist, who has exhibited in various Spanish galleries, as well as in France, the United States and Belgium, presents a selection of 20 works produced in recent years.
Regina Giménez combines colours, lines and architectural elements to create pictorial and emotive canvases that highlight the fragility of paper.
 

6. Nanon Morsink

Pink distance, 2020, Pintura, 40 x 30 cm
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Nanon Morsink (Hengelo, The Netherlands, 1964) has been working since 2017 in Malaga, where he lives. She exhibits regularly both in Spain and in the Netherlands and other countries. In September 2019, his work was shown at the World Textile Biennial in Madrid where he won the second prize for 'Textile Art Photography'. Nanon calls herself a multidisciplinary artist as she has always worked with different materials and techniques. However, her latest works have focused on the use of textiles. Using various salvaged materials, the artist constructs three-dimensional works linked to textile art.

7. Ellen Kooi

Coruna - bloemen, 2019, Fotografía, 25 x 20 cm, Ediciones: 12
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Ellen Kooi (Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, 1962) graduated from the Academie Minerva, Groningen, in 1987; he was an artist in residence there and completed his postgraduate studies at the Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, from 1993 to 1994; his work has been acquired by the Frans Hals Museum, the Fries Museum, and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hermès Collection, Luxembourg, and the Borusan Contemporary, Turkey, among others.
Kooi imbues his works with a strong personal character, which is reflected in a very definite style that makes his productions recognisable in any context. 

8. Menchu Gal 

Zumaya, 2007, Grabado, 74 x 62 cm, Ediciones: 99
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Menchu Gal (Irún, Spain 7 January 19191 - San Sebastián, Spain 12 March 2008) was a Spanish painter of the 20th century. Landscape and, to a lesser extent, portraiture are the genres that brought her fame and in which she developed her personal attraction for colour. In 1959 she received the National Painting Prize, awarded for the first time to a woman. Menchu Gal has been an outstanding architect of the renewal of post-war Spanish painting and, valued and recognised in the difficult world of painting since her youth, in 1959 she became the first woman to be awarded the National Painting Prize.
 

9. Maria Maria Acha-Kutscher 

Womankind. Machine 1, 2021, Photograph 30 x 27 cm, Editions: 3
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María María Acha-Kutscher (Lima, Peru, 1968) is a visual artist and co-director with Tomás Ruiz-Rivas of the experimental art project Antimuseo. She lives in Madrid and works internationally. The main focus of Acha-Kutscher's work is women. Her history, the struggles for emancipation and equality, and the cultural construction of femininity. She has had solo exhibitions in cities such as Lima, Haifa, Mexico City and Sarajevo. She received the Contemporary Art Creation Award from the Madrid City Council in 2017 and the Biennial of Photography 2014 in Mexico.

10. Cristina Gamón 

S/T, 2019, Pintura, 50 x 25 cm
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Cristina Gamón (Valencia, Spain, 1987) holds a degree in Fine Arts from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Her works are distinguished by an unparalleled freshness through a complex technique of unreal images capable of transporting us to the oceanic abysses in which our mere presence is stunned by the beauty of colour.awarded at 24 with the Gold Medal of the BMW National Painting Prize. Her artistic activity takes place mainly in Madrid, Valencia, Paris and Manila. She regularly participates in important fairs such as Estampa, ArtMadrid, Pinta, Context, Art New York and ArtPhilippines.

 

11. Ana Jotta

Untitled, 1999, Etching, 31 x 40 cm

Untitled,  1999,  Grabado, 31 x 40 cm
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Ana Jotta (Lisbon, Portugal, 1946) has exhibited regularly since the 1980s. Ana Jotta has regularly since the 1980s developed a completely unique body of work that has earned her clear recognition both in the national context and, especially in the last decade, on an international level. Known for her cutting irony and criticism of the concepts of authorship or originality. 

 

12. Ana Michaelis

Paisagem, 2013, Painting, 65,5 x 50 cm
Paisagem,  2013,  Pintura, 65,5 x 50 cm
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Ana Michaelis (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1962) has worked as a professional artist since graduating from the School of Fine Arts in São Paulo. She has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Brazil, Portugal and the United States. She has participated in International Contemporary Trade Fairs such as Lisbon, Madrid, Dubai and Monaco, and landscape painting has become her main interest in recent years. Ana builds imaginary landscapes, uninhabited and misty, landscapes that keep a mystery behind the layers of white paint that she uses to erase the register.