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Biography Marinella Owens

2013   Open Art Roveredo, Switzerland, July - October , Switzerland
           Swiss Artist Contest 2013, Kunst Forum International, Meisterschwanden,            Switzerland, 25. May - 8. June
           Project Gary Owens Golf Academy, Viale Portone 10, Bellinzona            

2012   Solo Exhibition, Ospedale Regionale di Bellinzona , Switzerland
           April- May 2012
           Project Gary Owens Golf Academy, Viale Portone 10, Bellinzona            

2011   Libri e Arte, Muralto (Locarno)
           Theater Basel "Theater Basel dankt"
           Solo Exhibition ARTIUM ART GALLERY, Luxemburg
           SGBK "Wir Stellen Künstlerinnen aus" Zurich, Switzerland
           The Project "embracing forgotten values" church San Biagio, Bellinzona
           SGBK Schweizerische Gesellschaft Bildender Künstlerinnen
            "Absatz-Spitze" Basel, Switzerland
           SGBK Schweizerische Gesellschaft Bildender Künstlerinnen (Member)
           Hotel Europa, St.Moritz, Switzerland.

2010   Hotel Europa, St. Moritz, Switzerland.
           Finished the 8 paintings for the project “embracing forgotten values”.

2009   Moved to Bellinzona, the capital of Ticino.
            “Ispirazione Asconese” Galleria AL Topazio, Ascona, Switzerland.
            An exhibition of works painted in Ascona from 2004 to 2009.
            Meets prof. Zoë Zauartes, expert on Byzantine culture .
            Contacts the municipality of Ascona
            and Director of the Museo d'Arte Moderna, Ascona.
            Galerie Kleiner Prinz, Baden-Baden, Germany.
            Divna, the Serbian singer of Byzantine music agrees.
            to collaborate on the Project "embracing forgotten values".
            “Bildende Kunstler” Colmar , France.
            Receives “Certificate of Excellence” from Art Domain Gallery,
            Leipzig,  Germany.
            Zurich Art Show, Zurich , Switzerland.
            International Fair for Art & Style, St.Gallen , Switzerland.
            Immagini SPAZIO ARTE, Cremona , Italy.
            Meets the Italian art critic prof. GainLuigi Guarneri.

2008   Concept of a project for an installation of 8 large Byzantine
            inspired paintings is begun.
            The Artist Fair, Miami Beach , Florida , USA.
            Kunstmesse Salzburg , Austria.
            Makes further studies into Byzantine Art & Culture.
            “Visionary Artists for Tibet ”, Sihl City , Zurich.
            Palm Art Award, Leipzig , Germany.
            In Leipzig somebody said “we don't like religious art, but what you
            do is fantastic, it is not traditional, it's Contemporary Byzantine Art”.
            Starts electronic newsletter.
            FIMA Art Fair, Montréal , Canada.
            Kunstmesse Grenzlos, Feldkirch , Austria.
            “Forgotten Values”, Marinella-Art, Locarno Switzerland.
            “Elemental Realms”, Agora Gallery , New York , USA
            represents first international experience.

2007   Promotion of her web site through online art galleries.
           Creation of the company, Marinella-Art in Locarno, Switzerland.

2005   Produces an incredible series of painting whilst pregant with her son Nico.

2004   Leaves Zurich to move to Ascona, in the south of Switzerland, and begins
           painting a series of inspired floral oil paintings.
           Marries Gary Owens

2002   Creates her own web site.

2001   AMAG Garage, Winterthur , Switzerland .
           Studies computer programming in Zurich for web design.

2000   Returns to Zurich to work as an artist selling icons and experimenting
           with many styles and techniques.

1999   Paints on commission the Cappella Saint Rafael at Profit Ilias,
           Hania, Crete .

1998   Studies Byzantine art with a Rumanian Nun in a Covent in Hania,
            Crete for two years.

1997   Gives birth to her daughter, Irini.

1996   Credit Suisse, Zurich
           Paints on commission a back drop for a rock concert 8m x 3m,

1994   EVAG ( Winterthur ) Zurich .

1990   Paints first oil paintings.

1985   Discovers art from art books and starts drawing, her art teacher
           starts collecting her first works.

1975   Born on the 8 th of March in Zurich, Switzerland. Mother from Crete,
           father from Sicily.




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Marinella Owens Marinella Bellinzona Greek Icons Greek and Italian origin Zürich Switzerland Sensibility Italian Renaissance Crete Convent Traditional techniques Modern sensibility New York Germany Austria Emerging artist Professional artist Talent for colour Floral oil painting