You could well be standing inside an underground cave whose dark interior suddenly bursts into flaming colours. They are so intense they capture your whole being magnificently. A variety of images swirl around - so abstract, yet familiar too. Fractal in feeling, they seem to expand before your eyes, glistening powerfully. Your imagination is alive. Now you recognize something. Is that a female form? Is that a lake? You are now caught up in all the colours. Never before have you seen such brilliance. Deep scarlet bursts out onto the canvas. Magenta and thallo blues and bold purples suddenly soften into a gentle shimmer as light hits it. Incandescent hues are spinning out and you are in the middle of it all. Welcome to the glazed canvas paintings of Sophia Paleotheodoros!
Having lived in
“Each painting comes to dazzling life when a light is hung over it. The piece really grabs your attention, The vibrant and bold colours create an expressionist effect; you’re left own subjective interpretation. Everyone has a story behind his life, so when a person is drawn to specific piece, he feels something that resonates with something highly personal in his life.”
You can’t look at her work without wondering: Who is this artist? What’s her story? “In my late teens, I was living alone in Montreal; my father had died when I was 13. My mother returned to live in
Now Sophia paints up to eight hours a day, receives commissions from all over the world, and many of her paintings have been purchased by restaurateurs and businesses.
Each painting ranges from 5 x 5 ft to 8 x 9 ft. Her prices are flexible. She even goes to her house to create a painting to suit the space and the person. She’s very personable. Her website is www.sophiapaintings.com. Email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org