biography, vita & exhibitions
Elke Bücheler was born in Cologne, Germany but graduated at the Fine Arts Academy in Enschede, The Netherlands. She is known for her paintings and her commissions for magazines like Jazzism and Luister (Listen).Art historian Loeky Rebel wrote about her work: "Elke Bücheler is using different elements from all trends in art history since the end of the 19th century. By using these elements she creates her own universe, full of fantasy and very colorful. It's a perfect example of 'Appropriation'."
Bücheler's jazz drawings are frivolous but have the same feeling of passion that characterize her erotically and religiously touched paintings. They are a true explosion of the joy of live.
Jazz Art Rotterdam 2008 Catalogue
Also Elke developed several workshop concepts, such as
"Jij ziet, jij ziet wat ik niet zie"
"Du siehst, du siehst was ich nicht seh".
A workshop about self awaerness and awareness of others. Sessions were given for instance at women's prison "Nieuwersluis" and for the "Don Bosco Amsterdam" house for teenage moms.
- Study at the Fine Arts Academy in Enschede, The Netherlands
Elke presented her work both in Dutch galleries as in galeries in Cologne, Bonn, Hamburg and New…