Ginger Zara Art

Zara Kolasinska

GINGER
Zara Kolasinska. Intuitive Artist. Mother.

All inquiries and works for sale by arrangement via email followinggingerhome@yahoo.co.uk

With no previous background, or training in art, it’s difficult to consider myself an artist in the technical sense. Art offered itself to me unexpectedly as a channel for immense loss and suffering.

Like all of us, I experience the natural joys of wonder and love, nature and growth. And like many of us, our joy is rudely interrupted.
Wildly anticipating the birth of a healthy baby girl on November 5th, 2014, feeling her in the womb mere hours before, I was left cradling a stillborn child. My dreams and visions of mothering, nurturing and witnessing my daughter grow into a woman, ended as the brutal reality defaced my future visions. I found myself plummeting down a spiral into a world unknown, dominated by fear of life and expression itself.
With no place else to turn, I accepted invitation into the therapeutic lap of art. Nine months after her death, I burned with an undeniable desire to paint. Grief emerged from my hands onto a canvas depicting unexplored worlds of emotion and mysterious realms . I found connection to the essence and nature of my being – an experiential exploration of a felt sense, in opposition to the brutality of my thoughts. Within the forbidden landscape of my subconscious, I found the medicine to my own pain. In painting, I found a way to connect and honour a daughter we named Ginger. Through art, our love danced together. I followed Ginger on the path back home.
Ginger is my art. Ginger simply is art, and in this way, Ginger will always be here.

Ginger, you offered me a REBIRTH the moment you passed. Rebirth into a different perspective, a channel into forgotten wisdom. To love this life given all its twists and turns.
To dream life into existence.
To drink nature’s ELIXIR, and be transformed.
I am eternally grateful.
Whilst the body of my work consists of colour as a testament to my love of creation, I hope to provoke thought into the essential nature of duality and paradoxical insight into heavier weighted topics so often misunderstood or suppressed in the depths of self. Within this space i drop the mind, then open into the essence and spirit of the subjects who spontaneously appear to make the unconscious once again conscious. A musing with spirit, be it archetypal, animal, elders or (wo)man.
Art does not fit easily into words, although to me, it feels like a great wise teacher. It’s been unpredictable, unorthodox, unique and holistic. Authentic, yet uncomfortably unfitting at times. It’s quite simply boundless, a guru to my soul.
Its brings me great joy to share this journey with you. Zara
All works are signed with both my and Ginger’s name to honour her beauty and her spirit.
*All artwork is offered with an original channeled message. Please mention upon purchasing if you would like the message that goes with your particular art piece.
Note, prints available for order, in A2 A3 A4, greeting cards available in singles or packs of five. Email for pricing.
Commissions also open for bookings.

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