Jemal Gugunava

Joined Artfinder: May 2016

Artworks for sale: 68

(6)

United Kingdom

About Jemal Gugunava

 
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  • Biography
    Spreading his time between UK, Prague and Georgia, Jemal Gugunava enjoys  painting everything that catches his eye and imagination from abstract landscapes, places, streets, people, simple still life to female forms. His art reflects his mood, spontaneous outpouring of emotions and philosophical approach and therefore so diverse.  

    Although Jemal's philosophy of life is harmony, purity, deep reflection, beauty, contemplation, reserve and simplicity of existence, the artist tends to exaggerate rather than simply describe. His colour palette is dramatic and intriguing.  The artist often applies thick paint straight onto the painting surface using so called 'impasto' technique that compliments painting wet-on-wet or alla prima, which means 'in one go'. Using high-quality oil paints, a palette knife and brushes Jemal creates thickly textured paintings that are rich in colour and depth. 

    The artist forces a viewer to concentrate his or her attention on the main object, not being distracted by small details and long descriptions. 

    During his artistic career Jemal has exhibited around the globe. His works are in the public museums in Georgia, Armenia and Russia and in many private collections throughout the world. He often participates in auctions and donates paintings to the different charities.

    The artist works with clients, takes commission and is happy to create an unique custom piece in any size, including abstract landscapes and portraits. Please refer to Saatchi Art website for portraits. 
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  • Education

    1967 - 1974

    State Academy of Arts, Tbilisi

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    Event: Unity in Diversity

    Dates: Dec. 10, 2018 - Dec. 14, 2018

    Venue: The Vestibules, Bristol, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR

    The idea behind this exhibition is to celebrate a friendship between Bristol in UK and Tbilisi in Georgia by invoking the concept of “unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation”. The exhibition was shown in Tbilisi History Museum Karvasla first and then moved to Bristol.

    Event: Unity in Diversity

    Dates: Sept. 19, 2018 - Oct. 4, 2018

    Venue: Tbilisi History Museum Karvasla, Sioni Str.8, Tbilisi, Georgia

    Bristol Tbilisi Association (BTA) is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the link between Bristol and Tbilisi in 2018. The cities were twinned in 1988 when Georgia was still part of the Soviet Union. The idea behind this exhibition is to celebrate a friendship, international connection, cultural diversity, self expression, innovation and traditions by invoking the concept of “unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation”. The exhibition curators have endeavour to bring together Georgian and British artists that have been featured in art exhibitions and festivals in Tbilisi and Bristol during the last 30 years, as well as including other established and emerging talents from both cities. The exhibition explores ways to unlock the potential generated by combining very heterogeneous artworks composed from different media and materials, including photographs, video installation, sculptures and painting.

    Event: Art Exhibition at Raw Space: One Tribe Collection

    Dates: May 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018

    Venue: Raw Space, 111 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8AT

    Bristolian Seanie Louise, a self-taught artist with a passion for patterns, will be hosting her 'One Tribe' collection, inspired by her yoga teaching and spiritual practice, alongside a diverse range of local artists - including a recent Bristol 24/7 Artist of the Month!

    PREVIEW EVENING:
    Friday 4th May 6pm-10pm
    Raw Space (BS7 8AX)
    Free Entry
    Refreshments provided

    WORKS BY:
    Seanie Louise
    Sonnes Art
    Jemal Gugunava
    Su Williams
    Diego Goodoy

    EXHIBITION OPEN:
    FRI 04/05 (18:00 - 22:00)
    SAT 05/05 (11:00 - 18:00)
    SUN 06/05 (11:00 - 18:00)

    CONTACT: Lucy at hello@raw-space.co.uk OR call 01174030416 for info.

    Event: Parallax Art Trail

    Dates: Oct. 20, 2017 - Oct. 22, 2017

    Venue: Chelsea Town Hall, London, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 5EE, United Kingdom

    Parallax Art Fair takes place at Chelsea Old Town Hall on the King's Road. It is the largest artist and designer fair in Europe. http://www.parallaxaf.co

    Event: The Other Art Fair, Bristol

    Dates: Sept. 1, 2017 - Sept. 3, 2017

    Venue: Arnolfini, Bristol

    www.saatchiart.com/theotherartfair

    A unique complimentary ticket code can be used for free entry. The code is: JemalComp

    To redeem a complimentary ticket guests must visit bristol.theotherartfair.com/comp and enter the above code.

    This can be used unlimited times and is valid Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd September. It is not valid for the Private View.


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Education

1967 - 1974

State Academy of Arts, Tbilisi


There are no upcoming events

Show previous events Hide previous events

Previous events

Event: Unity in Diversity

Dates: Dec. 10, 2018 - Dec. 14, 2018

Venue: The Vestibules, Bristol, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR

The idea behind this exhibition is to celebrate a friendship between Bristol in UK and Tbilisi in Georgia by invoking the concept of “unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation”. The exhibition was shown in Tbilisi History Museum Karvasla first and then moved to Bristol.

Event: Unity in Diversity

Dates: Sept. 19, 2018 - Oct. 4, 2018

Venue: Tbilisi History Museum Karvasla, Sioni Str.8, Tbilisi, Georgia

Bristol Tbilisi Association (BTA) is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the link between Bristol and Tbilisi in 2018. The cities were twinned in 1988 when Georgia was still part of the Soviet Union. The idea behind this exhibition is to celebrate a friendship, international connection, cultural diversity, self expression, innovation and traditions by invoking the concept of “unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation”. The exhibition curators have endeavour to bring together Georgian and British artists that have been featured in art exhibitions and festivals in Tbilisi and Bristol during the last 30 years, as well as including other established and emerging talents from both cities. The exhibition explores ways to unlock the potential generated by combining very heterogeneous artworks composed from different media and materials, including photographs, video installation, sculptures and painting.

Event: Art Exhibition at Raw Space: One Tribe Collection

Dates: May 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Venue: Raw Space, 111 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8AT

Bristolian Seanie Louise, a self-taught artist with a passion for patterns, will be hosting her 'One Tribe' collection, inspired by her yoga teaching and spiritual practice, alongside a diverse range of local artists - including a recent Bristol 24/7 Artist of the Month!

PREVIEW EVENING:
Friday 4th May 6pm-10pm
Raw Space (BS7 8AX)
Free Entry
Refreshments provided

WORKS BY:
Seanie Louise
Sonnes Art
Jemal Gugunava
Su Williams
Diego Goodoy

EXHIBITION OPEN:
FRI 04/05 (18:00 - 22:00)
SAT 05/05 (11:00 - 18:00)
SUN 06/05 (11:00 - 18:00)

CONTACT: Lucy at hello@raw-space.co.uk OR call 01174030416 for info.

Event: Parallax Art Trail

Dates: Oct. 20, 2017 - Oct. 22, 2017

Venue: Chelsea Town Hall, London, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 5EE, United Kingdom

Parallax Art Fair takes place at Chelsea Old Town Hall on the King's Road. It is the largest artist and designer fair in Europe. http://www.parallaxaf.co

Event: The Other Art Fair, Bristol

Dates: Sept. 1, 2017 - Sept. 3, 2017

Venue: Arnolfini, Bristol

www.saatchiart.com/theotherartfair

A unique complimentary ticket code can be used for free entry. The code is: JemalComp

To redeem a complimentary ticket guests must visit bristol.theotherartfair.com/comp and enter the above code.

This can be used unlimited times and is valid Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd September. It is not valid for the Private View.



 

Biography

Spreading his time between UK, Prague and Georgia, Jemal Gugunava enjoys  painting everything that catches his eye and imagination from abstract landscapes, places, streets, people, simple still life to female forms. His art reflects his mood, spontaneous outpouring of emotions and philosophical approach and therefore so diverse.  

Although Jemal's philosophy of life is harmony, purity, deep reflection, beauty, contemplation, reserve and simplicity of existence, the artist tends to exaggerate rather than simply describe. His colour palette is dramatic and intriguing.  The artist often applies thick paint straight onto the painting surface using so called 'impasto' technique that compliments painting wet-on-wet or alla prima, which means 'in one go'. Using high-quality oil paints, a palette knife and brushes Jemal creates thickly textured paintings that are rich in colour and depth. 

The artist forces a viewer to concentrate his or her attention on the main object, not being distracted by small details and long descriptions. 

During his artistic career Jemal has exhibited around the globe. His works are in the public museums in Georgia, Armenia and Russia and in many private collections throughout the world. He often participates in auctions and donates paintings to the different charities.

The artist works with clients, takes commission and is happy to create an unique custom piece in any size, including abstract landscapes and portraits. Please refer to Saatchi Art website for portraits. 
 
 
 
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