A selection of magical and dreamlike figurative portrait paintings by Jana Brike, a talented artist from Riga, Latvia. She uses the traditional technique of realistic oil painting with a surreal flavor to create absolutely stunning scenes full of a graceful atmosphere.
Her main interest is visual art with a strong narrative and depiction of a figure, mostly using the traditional medium of oil painting on canvas. She has also explored other mediums like drawing, animation, mixed media sculpture, installation and digital art. The main focus of Jana Brike’s art is the internal space and state of a human soul – dreams, longing, love, pain, the vast range of emotions that human condition offers and the transcendence of them all, the growing up and self-discovery. Her work is her poetic visual auto-biography.Jana Brike