“Brave, strong, fearless women. Tough-eyed women not to be messed with. Drawing women like that inspires me to keep on being brave in my work.”
In just two short years, Adelaide-based artist, Mariana Mezic has burst onto the scene with a never-ending supply of colour transporting us to a crazy and energetic world.
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I find inspiration in everything, and I listen to my intuition a lot regarding images in my mind, or something might trigger a memory of colour combos that I love like seeing a pastel sunset.
“We’re birds of a feather ... Mez is how I imagine it would be if I were mates with Frida Kahlo,” Ceberano said, referring to the legendary Mexican painter.
‘Come on, let’s do this,’ says Mariana Mezic as we sit down for our interview at Valley of Yore cafe in Myponga.
Numerous key galleries and museums such as Modern Eden Gallery have featured Mariana Mezic's work in the past.
The exhibition represents the depth and complexity of Australian identity and the unique narrative of Australia as an immigrant nation with blended cultures.