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Alessandra Desole
Paphos - Cyprus
Oil Painting - Portraits & Figures

Alessandra was born on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia of British and Italian parents.
She moved to South Africa as a teenager, and immediately fell in love with its open spaces,diversity and vibrancy.
Alessandra has been involved in the world of art since a young age.

After graduating in Theatre Arts and Crafts in Pretoria she worked in many different fields including designing sets, puppets and props for theatre and television for over 18 years.

Alessandra draws inspiration for her work from the profound beauty of the people and diverse cultures she encounters on her travels through Africa, Europe and the Far East.
She creates a powerful synergy of realism and intense atmosphere rich in expressive moods.
Her work is characterized by the simplicity of striking visual images.
The paintings are oil on canvas done on large format using clear bold colors.

Alessandra exhibits at various galleries, and in 2005 was one of the founding members of the GoodHopeArt ( Artist's...
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Away east over a thousand tongued sea - oil on canvas - 35 cm x70 cm - $Sold

2010-12-26 12:23:43
Robert Bruce Ferguson
2009-11-25 17:33:24
The form on blue is a good choice
Leah Sparks
2009-02-07 14:23:25
Beautiful Work! I love how there is a softness to your pieces.
Julie Kurtz
2009-02-06 05:48:26
Nice work! I especially like the charcoal portraits, very revealing. Thanks for sharing them.
Alessandra Desole
2009-02-02 11:31:59
Thanx Margo... Love your drawings, I see we share a passion for archways and doorways...
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