Asta Caplan

Asta Caplan is a Finnish-born visual artist living and working in Germany. Her work concentrates on the search and study of beauty: The works are spaces for contemplation allowing time for a closer look deeper inwards. Her search of beauty is also a search for the human sense of belonging to the world.

In Shape of Light VII - Oil on canvas 140 x 100 cm

Asta Caplan's childhood in a family of professional artists led to an early introduction to an extensive selection of techniques: painting, drawing, print-making, ceramic sculpture and others.

Asta holds a Master of Fine Arts degree (2011) from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Painting department, Helsinki Finland and has been actively exhibiting in group shows since 1998 with her first solo shown in 2004.

 

Select Awards & Distinctions

2020 Finalist

2017 Special Merit, International Nature in Art 2017 Exhibition, Light & Space Art Gallery

2016 Special Merit, International Nature in Art 2016 Exhibition, Light & Space Art Gallery

2014 Special Merit in Mall Gallery Soft Pastel Painting contest, London, UK

2012 Viborg Artist Recidency, Art Center Salmela, Viborg, Russia

2011 The Young Artist of the Year, Art Center Salmela 2011, Finland

2010/2011  Artist in Residence, Art Center Salmela, Finland

Monarch on a Journey - Etching and aquatint 15 x 10 cm
From a Dream Diary I - Oil on canvas 100 x 140 cm
Black and White - In Snow I - Watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper 24,5 x 30 cm
In Spring Time Silk I - Oil on canvas 80 x 100 cm

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


 

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