I’ve started my first fund-raising page in support of the mental Health Charity Mind. For it, I’ve donated a 100 of my colourful post cards and 100% of the funds raised will go to the charitable cause. So far, it has reached 30% of the target and I really hope for this to increase by […]Read more "Colourful Mind"
I’ve approached my first year at Warwickshire Open Studios with intense anticipation, partly because I’ve been preparing artworks and prints for it months beforehand, partly because I was looking forward to diving in those light hours of creating surrounded by wonderful arts and crafts and seeing new and familiar souls looking to immerse themselves in […]Read more "Warwickshire Open Studios – Giving and Receiving"
As I was drinking Nettle tea this morning I remembered the fairytale about the ‘Wild Swans‘, perhaps an idea for one of my future artworks. I absolutely adored the illustrations in this child book I had. At the time I had little idea what any of the stories was secretly telling me, but now looking […]Read more "Nettle Tea"
So, of course I had chosen the best day to go to London to see the Modigliani Exhibition at TATE – it was booked for the Sunday on which we had the heavy snow fall : ) I woke up in the morning and got a call from Maria who had planned to come along. […]Read more "Modigliani at Tate Modern"
Yesterday I went to see Neil Moore‘s exhibition ‘Sympathetic Magic’ at Slate Art Gallery in Leamington Spa. It’s on until 1st February 2018: not to be missed. The address is 44 Oxford Street, CV32 4RA. Neil’s artworks reveal to me the intensity of the struggle of the creative spirit, the inner conflict between the strive […]Read more "Sympathetic Magic"
It’s still feels so unreal that I had my first solo exhibition. The last couple of weeks have made me truly realise how many extraordinary people I had the chance to meet through art, how many beautiful friendships had started, how much support I have from friends and family for which I feel eternally grateful. […]Read more "Sentiments"
Yesterday was the Opening of my first solo exhibition – ‘My Dark Companion’ at Floor One Gallery, Rugby Hall of Fame. My artworks will be on display until 11th of January 2018. I am still totally overwhelmed with excitement. If you would like to visit, information about the address and opening hours is available on […]Read more "Solo Exhibition Opening"
December 30, 2017 – January 11, 2018 | Floor One Gallery | Rugby Hall of Fame | Little Elborow Street, CV21 3BZ Rugby, Warwickshire Really excited to be preparing my first solo exhibition. We all have this inner voice, a ‘dark companion’, speaking to us. It’s the secrets, the fears, the hopes and our most precious personal thoughts […]Read more "My Dark Companion – Solo Exhibition"
Dear friends… I am so excited and there is just so much I would like to share with you that I find it difficult to put into words. Today I make a big leap for my little art venture. I am opening my new web page and online shop. https://silvena.co.uk I’ve put my heart and soul […]Read more "Silvena Naive Art Now Launched"
When I was little I believed I had long hair (which I didn’t) and I lived liked the whole world was a miracle (which it is, you just should not forget to see it). Photo: On my way to the ‘Donkey Skin’ Photo-shoot Last weekend we were photographing for my new project – ‘Donkey Skin’ […]Read more "Everyday magic"