Britta Ortiz

"In a changing world, we need to look at the world with new eyes and return to something more original and real, namely nature, being with other people - family, friends and colleagues and old crafts. The pandemic helped show us that there are other values as it pulled us away from our stressful lives. We were forced to slow down, and many found new interests such as baking, knitting, dyeing yarn, and much more, and where people have for many years sought the cities, there is now also a movement that goes the opposite way."

The forest trip - Linocut printed on paper 43 x 53 cm with frame and passepartout, €800

Britta Ortiz has been immersed in the world of art throughout her life, yet it wasn't until 2010 that she decided to unveil her creations to the external sphere. The compulsion to create art emerges from her need to engage both the analytical and creative faculties of her mind within the bustling canvas of daily existence. Within the realm of art, she discovers her sanctuary of unrestrained expression.

An autodidact in the realm of artistry, Britta has gleaned wisdom from diverse workshops and mentors. These experiences have imparted to her a range of techniques, which she adeptly employs. Nevertheless, it was through the liberation from formal training that she found her unique artistic voice.

Her artistic endeavors traverse a variety of mediums, with graphic design, oil painting, drawing, watercolor, and ceramics occupying significant spaces within her creative repertoire. Britta's thirst for knowledge is evident as she consistently integrates novel artistic forms into her expanding domain of creativity.

Since 2010, her works have graced numerous exhibitions in Denmark, as well as international venues spanning the United States, England, Italy, Austria, and Germany. Beyond her individual accomplishments, Britta has played an integral role in establishing multiple artists' collectives. Her impact reverberates through the pages of art volumes and magazines, where her work finds its place.

Notably, Britta Ortiz possesses a medical education and has delved into the fields of psychology and health anthropology. Despite her bustling schedule, she remains fully committed to her professional responsibilities. Her erudition continues to inform her endeavors, enriching her dynamic journey.

Sagnlandet Lejre - Linocut printed on paper 43 x 53 cm with frame and passepartout, €800
The cycle of life - Linocut printed on paper 53 x 43 cm with frame and passepartout, €800
The dangers lurk - Linocut printed on paper 43 x 33 cm with frame and passepartout, €400
The highest price - Linocut printed on paper 43 x 53 cm with frame and passepartout, €800

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


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Spotlight Magazine – Issue 32

Issue 32

Discover the 32nd issue of Spotlight • Contemporary Art Magazine, featuring an exclusive selection of 148 fine artists from around the world. We examine what art looks like today through a wide spectrum of ideas, practices, and styles, offering artwork that should be collected. Leaf through the magazine online and click on each artist’s link to see more work and contact them directly.

 

Recent Artwork by

Carlos Abraham, Joëlle Acoulon, Al Ali Art, Cecilia Anastos, Bernie Anderson, Tom Ashbourne, Peggy Banks, Jun-Tao Bao, Megha Baran, Alison Barrows-Young, Mario Jérôme Bartolini, Judith Beale, Katy Bishop, Victoria Bruno, John David Burch, Rosie Burns, Stéphanie Caillet, Dick Chalquest, Louise Champagne, Lin Cheng, Myongsin Choi, Jimmy S. Clark Jr, Betty Cox, María Isabel De Lince, Bets De Wilde, Paul Delpani, John Denis, Jocelyne Deschamps-Kus (Jideka), Mary Di Iorio, Alessandra Dieffe, Cordelia Doll, Rika Maja Duevel, Natalie Egger, Gayle Faulkner, Paul Foropoulos, Camilla Fransrud, Celeste Friesen, Giuseppina Graziano, Gideon Artist, Terry Golletz, Michael Ian Goulding, Veronica M Grantham, Marlin Greene, Claudia Habringer, Ernestine Haidenkummer, Kate Harkin, Howard Harris, HAUS, Violet Headley, Hannelore Heider, Herbert Hermans, Leticia Herrera, Walter Hisey, Yvonne Hosey, Shun Tzu Hsu, Kate Huang, Jojo Huxford, Iwona Fine Art, Steve Jensen, Mae Jeon, Enid Johnstone, Patrick Joosten, R.M.Kaplan, Hiromi Kawano, Jaana Kivi, Lars Korse, Carmen Heidi Kroese, Akshita Lad, Dr. Jackson Lee Kwong Tim, Wen-Chun (Jenny) Liao, Peggy Liebenow, Magnus Lindblom, Thomas Elias Lockhart III, Mark Lore, Merle Luhaäär, Sara Maddox, Sasha Madrigal, Shereen Mahmoud, Yevgen Marchenko, Deborra Marshall Bohrer, Volker Mayr, Sharlene McLearon, Barbara Mierau-Klein, Ralph I. Miller, Manuel Morquecho, L. Scooter Morris, Derek Morris, Eddie Mosler, Etsuko Naito, Ecaterina Neagu, Irene O'Neill, Gustavo Ordieres, Britta Ortiz, Evelyn Ortiz Photography, Petra Sophia Ott, Alexandra Palmer Creative, Pepponi Art, PiCH, Susan Platt, Laura Pretto Vargas, Sabrina Puppin, Birgit Reinemund, Luca Ripamonti, Lena K. Risling, Craig Robb, Carmen Cecilia Rusu, Carmen Schaefer, Barbara Schastok, Marliese Scheller, Will Schmahl, Greta Schnall, Christian Seegert, Judith Seiler-Schloemmer, Ingrid Sellami, Rajul Shah, Banajit Sharma, Rich Sheaffer, Kit Shepard, Phyllis Shipley, Patricia Spoon, Przemko Stachowski, Ingrid Steckelberg, Bernd Steinert, Chan Suk On, Ivan Suvanjieff, Sotaro Takanami, Widmer Tassinari, Sharon Thompson, Marie-Paule Thorn, Teresa Tolentino, Giovanni Tozzetti, Marika Tsircou, Michela Valenti, Irene Van Celestine, Stef Vedder, Julie Reby Waas, Gary Wagner, Sinclair Webster, Marti White, Charles Whiting, Stephen E Wise, Gina Wolfrum, Natalie Woodson, Nancy Anne Woolf-Pettyjohn, Shaoqing Wu, Root Yarden, JP Zapata, ZequalsZ2plusC

 

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Print copies of the 32nd Issue of SPOTLIGHT Magazine are available for direct order to your address of choice.  This is a premium quality, glossy magazine.  Magazine Details: 176 pages Full color.  Printed in The Netherlands. Published in France by Circle Foundation Art Press. Distributed internationally.

Regular Size is 8.3 x 11.7 in. or 21.0 x 29.7 cm
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