Artist are prized for their versatility. You’d be hard-pressed to find an artist that does not at least dabble in several different media.  Viola Frey’s art, (1933-2004) seems to effortlessly cross media and bring the expressionist painting style into the third dimension. Her large-scale figurative sculpture is rich in color and texture.

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The subjects are everyday people who seem to be taking pause in their daily routines.

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She was also adept at working in miniatures, even incorporating figurines that she found at flea markets.


An example of her expressionistic style of rendering figures. This is a wall painting.


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