Posts Tagged ‘nature’

Artist of the moment……….Street Artist Tellas




Tellas is a street artist renown for his abstract style of art. The artist is inspired by patterns found in nature in wood, leaves, and birds.

Tellas is based out of Italy.

In this clip we view Tellas working in collaboration with street artist Gloois on a wonderful mural. Its great to see how they build up the image from start to finish. Tellas often uses a drips in his works:

Below a link to the website of Tellas:

I find Tellas similar to other street artists who work with the same subject matter cleverly combining their art with what is already in their surroundings. Some artists might use a bush or leaves as hair for a figure. Tellas’ work has a lot of movement and the fluid nature of his work keeps the viewers eye moving even when looking at a multiple story mural.

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We close by watching a time lapse video of Tellas working on a unique mural that uses two sides of a building to make a wonderful abstract design:



Artist of the moment……..Onias Mupumha



Onias Mupumha is talented Shona artist renowned for his work with floral and botanical imagery in sculpture. Onias Mupumha was born in Rusape, Zimbabwe in the year 1978.

Mupumha learned to be an artist from his uncle, Richard Mupumha. His uncle helped him gain world wide clientele.

The artist is now based out of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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In this clip a brief interview with Onias Mupumha talking about working with flowers and cobalt stone:

I enjoy the fact that this artist is one of few shona artists specializing in floral and leaf works. Mupumha has fun with shapes and leaves are very animated and filled with energy as if blowing in the wind.


Artist of the moment…….Wellington Nyanhongo

Wellington Nyanhongo is another artist from the Nyanhongo family. His sister is famed artist Agnes Nyanhongo. Other siblings including Gideon and Moses are also Shona artists. Wellington Nyanhongo was born in the year 1970 to first generation Shona artist Claud Nyanhongo.

Wellington Nyanhongo earned a college degree in sales but chose art as his career path.

From Gallery Sur we view a brief interview with Wellington Nyanhongo:

Began to carve as a youngster by serving as an apprentice to his father, sanding and working on various finishing textures for the work of his father, Claud.

The favorite stone for Wellington Nyonhongo is springstone.

The artist enjoys portraying the bond between humans and nature.

From an artistic standpoint,I am impressed with the size and expressiveness of the hands.

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