ABOUT THE ARTIST
‘Living in a world of algorithms, hashtags and followers, we shouldn’t forget how important real human interaction is’.
Silvia Strobos is a dutch artist who lives and works in Switzerland since 1998. After attending the Higher School for design and Communication, she got her master degree in History of Arts and Science at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
In Switzerland she decided to deepen her skills of art in a more practical way and intensively took art classes at different teachers for years.
Since 2012 her work has been exhibited in several galleries and shown on big international art fairs like the Affordable Art Fair in Hamburg and Amsterdam, the Art Zürich, Art Nocturne Knocke and Art Karlsruhe.
Her work is represented by artROOM Konstanz, Folly & Muse Munich, Exit Art Amsterdam, Galerie Claudine Hohl Zürich and Art van der Brugge in Zug.
She was nominated for the painting of the year 2017 by the Kunst Collega`s in holland, was a semi-finalist in the ArtBoxProjekt 2018 in New York, and won the second prize in the Schoch Art Award 2019 in Switzerland.
The main theme of her work are encounters and the different ways in which people are connected to each other.
It`s a search to visualize human interaction with paint and canvas as a medium.