Nova Czarnecki works with oil paint, creating vibrant life-sized images of figures in motion, emotional portraits, and amped-up nature. After graduating from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design with a degree in painting, she has continued a disciplined career as an artist in Milwaukee, exhibiting her work in various galleries. Her paintings reveal the human experience in colorful explosions of alternate reality, using lyrical movement and design to make the unseen seen. In her work, Nova has studied elaborate cityscapes, structured patterns, and the earthly elements with realistic clarity, and has also investigated organic life, sometimes dripping or swirling with playful fantasy. In her most recent work Nova depicts the human form emerging from the tangles of tree branches, bursting with birds, or cascading with floral creations and oceanic structures to visually describe a memory, experience, or moral. She finds inspiration in nature and considers the connection between what can actually be touched and what is transcendent.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703