Irena Grant-Koch


Portrait du peintre Irena Grant par Audrey Wilson
Portrait du peintre Irena Grant par Audrey Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Née en Lituanie. Vit et travaille en Tasmanie, Australie  

Etude de musique au Conservatoire de Sydney. Travaille comme assistent avec le peintre David Keith Milne de Melbourne. Expose plus intensivement depuis  2011.

"Sa peinture réussit à synthétiser l'art aborigène d'Australie avec l'art Occidental donnant à des formes une très grande unité ."    

 

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Born in Lithuania. Lives and works in Tasmania, Australia
Tasmanian artist Irena Grant-Koch studied music at the Conservatorium in Sydney. Had a career in music until started painting in 2010 after spending some time assisting the Melbourne painter David Milne. Has been painting full-time since 2011. The sculptures have been purchased by private collectors of Australiana as well as some being housed with the Easterbrook collection in the Hobart Museum.  In recent years she has been working as an assistant in the studio of successful Melbourne painter David  Keith Milne: known as The Alchemist. Grant-Koch’s work has developed out of this experience.