“Art takes nature as its model.” – Aristotle
Nature is the original supplier of art materials. Natural materials, such as plants, stones and shells, land art, rock mandalas, flower and leaf printing, and using nature in art are all represented in this category in our Directory of Art.
You will find the list of our artists summarised below – just click on a profile to find out more about each artist; and if you contact any of them, please let them know you found them through this Algarve Art website.
Manoli uses local plants from the Algarve for painting on canvas or linen and also clothes. She also creates eco-prints of her work. She is available for commissions and has a studio you can visit.
Using Gyotaku, traditional Japanese printmaking techniques, Rachel creates hand-made prints. Her work explores representations of flora and fauna, the concept of ‘nature’ and crucially its relationship to humanity.