Doctor, a painter for more than 30 years,
makes her paintings by using a palette knife.
She uses paint in three ways: a thin, even coat,
thick lines and by scraping lines into the painted area,
for a three-dimensional look.
The main theme in Yli-Mäyry’s work is humanity and people’s alienation from nature in the urban world.
Since her arts studies at the Arts Academy in Stuttgart in Germany (1972-75)
she has had in 30 countries about 300 solo exhibitions in Japan, in China, in India, in Latin America, in the United States and in many countries in Europe.
Målare. tecknare, grafiker född 1960 i Härnösand.
Debut -83 och professionell sedan -85
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Painter / Born 1968
Live and work in Helsinki, Finland. Studied:
1984-85 Contemporary paintings Fine Art Studio de Macau
1986-87 Art Association de Macau.
1987-89 Guangzhou Fine Art Academy, China.
1992-93 Hong Kong University.
The Embodiments is a video installation and a series of large format photographs on leather and canvas.
All works were created during the last three years and symbolically represent three important change periods of my life. All works are self portraits