Young artist Eleanor Herbosch creates textural paintings and ceramic works characterized by a constant search for materiality. She enjoys experimenting with various raw materials and finds it important to emphasize their essential characteristics.
Despite her youthful age, Eleanor Herbosch has already managed to make her mark in the creative world with her artworks. The 22-year-old artist has British-Belgian nationality and commutes between London and Antwerp.
Eleanor Herbosch knew how to make her mark in the creative world at a young age.
When did you first know you wanted to be an artist?
‘As a little kid I won a coloring contest, so even then I knew I wanted to do something creative. My secondary studies in Fine Arts really sparked my passion for art and I started experimenting with different media. It was also the constant encouragement and nurturing of my art activities by my parents that made me realize that art was to be both my passion and my profession.’
What experiences have made you the artist you are today?
‘Every day brings new experiences and learning opportunities. Every chance I get to talk to people about my work is a chance to exchange ideas and another way to learn.’
What would you still like to accomplish in your career
‘I recently went to see Opera Ballet Flanders' performance of Giselle and felt very inspired to do something in the performing arts. I'm thinking of collaborating with a live performance then. Someone recently told me that when he saw four of my paintings hanging side by side, the movement they created reminded him of ballet dancers. Maybe that's how the idea came about?’ Want to know more about Eleanor Herbosch? Read the full article in Imagicasa Design 2021.
Images courtesy of Eleanor Herbosch