Marie KVK is an international artist born in Minneapolis in 1980. She began her painting career in New York City in 2004 after completing BFA High Honors in Minneapolis and Madrid in 2002. The artist has traveled the globe and worked for extended periods of time in the urban environments of New York (2004-2009), Paris (2009-2010) and London (2010-2014) using a variety of materials (including oil paint, acrylic paint, airbrush, spray paint, neon lights, laser stencils, photographic collage, epoxies and resins). Since 2014, her studio, Atelier Marie KVK, is currently located in Provence, France.
Marie KVK’s paintings are about “gathering to reveal”. The PIXELS series reveals powerful female figures that are historical icons. They reveal the smallest possible element and the suggestion of a deeper discovery. The LABYRINTH series uses phrases and words to reveal the introspective personality of modern individuals. The HOTELS series brings together three-dimensional interior architecture and the design of a bar, hotel or restaurant to reveal a two-dimensional encapsulation that is the sum of the whole.