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Alice Wellinger – Exploring Womanhood Through Surrealism

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Artist Spotlight : Alice Wellinger

Alice Wellinger is an artist and illustrator based in Austria. Her signature style incorporates her childhood and personal experiences as a women into symbolic surreal and ironic images.

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Her paintings often feature florals, animals and abstract, organic shapes while portraying a story of womanhood and female issues.

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Alice’s works have been compared to other famous surrealists, such as Salvador Dali, and illustrators such as Mary Grandpre, as her images bear a passing likeness to both artists though her style is uniquely her own.

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In Her Own Words:

“I always try to tell a little story in my pictures – I like when people have something to think about.” – Alice Wellinger

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Awards & Recognition

  • CQ-Creative Quarterly “100 Best” Annual | 2015
  • 3×3 Illustration Annual No.11 | Pro Show, three “Merit Awards” | 2014
  • CQ-Creative Quarterly “100 Best” Annual | 2014

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  • TIDCA Silver award, Taipei|Taiwan | 2013
  • Society of Illustrators Annual 56 | 2014
  • TASCHEN “100 illustrators” | 2013
  • TASCHEN calendar | 2012 and 2013

Sources: Saatchi, hifructose, Alice Wellinger

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