Alessandra Taccia

Italian, living in Cambridge, England.

BA with Hons in Fine Arts, Painting, Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti Genova, Italy.

My favourite subject is still life, everyday unpretentious objects, part of my personal search for balance and harmony, colour and form.

I believe there is beauty in the mundane, the menial tasks of everyday life, we don't have to look to the sublime to find beauty. The muted hues and tones I create in my work are those that resonate with me the most, drawn from memories of familiar, natural, and urban landscapes; to obtain a specific hue I have in my mind I mix several colours . My paintings are developed through layers before reaching their final state, much like the way I intend to build up the state of quietude I long for, I leave or create imperfections on purpose as a reminder of what we are. I feel a deep sense of serenity, focus and connection when I'm painting, my aim is to reflect this in my works.

all works & images ©alessandra taccia 2015-2018