"I am creating abstract forms and landscapes that are romantic archetypes and reminiscent of both real and imagined world. The fascinating part about creating my artworks is to see how they are reflexive, influenced by music or conceptual ideas and linguistic perceptions, the reflection of soul & mind."
Orna L. Brock was born in Jerusalem, Israel where she currently lives and creates artwork. Orna lived in London for many years where she had two solo shows including her large-scale oil paintings, aquarelles and dry-point prints. She also participated in a group show at the “Bankside” Gallery, the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. Orna show the installation "The Bee Zone" in Bar-David Museum of Jewish Art in Kibbutz Braam, Israel as well as an exhibition of her Etchings at the "Beit Uri and Rami Nehushtan" Museum Kibbutz Ashdot Yaakov Meuochad, Israel.
Orna received an award for a group of sculptures she created in 1995 from “The Foundation for Supporting Artists of the United Kibbutz Movement”. She was selected by the International Art Market Magazine - The Gold list Special Edition # 4 2019, as one of the top contemporary artists of today. In July 2019 she received the Michelangelo Prize in Rome Italy & also received “ The International Giotto Prize” in (11/2019) Lisbon Portugal. She was awarded The “Leonardo Da Vinci International Prize” (25/1/2020) in Florence Italy. She is chosen to be one of the artists to be published in the Art Book “The Best Modern & Contemporary Artists” 2019. Curated by Salvatore Russo & Dr. Francesco Saverio Russo.
L. Brock was chosen to participate in the book “Artisti” 2020. “Annuario Internazionale D’Arte Contemporanea”, Written by Luca Beatrice, Angelo Crespi, Philippe Daverio, Vittorio Sgarbi. Published by ARTNOW. in Italy. Her artworks have been featured in solo and group exhibitions, such as the “Surfaces” ITSLIQUID international Art & architecture Festival 2018 in Venice Italy, curated by Arch. Luca Curci, In museums and galleries in Israel & around the world. Recently She was awarded the international "Artist of the year 2020" Prize in Sciortino Museum. Monreale, Sicily, Italy.
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