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Painting, Illustration, and Sculpture by Carolina Seth

A painting of a female figure with a flower in her mouthBloom, acrylic on wood panel

Carolina Seth is an artist working in painting, illustration, and sculpture. The artist’s style capitalizes on illustrative techniques, often with a focus on feminine and mythological figures and cool colours. 

A surreal painting of a catNekoland, acrylic on wood panel


A lot of Carolina’s work reminds me of the likes of Megan Majewski, Rebecca Chaperon, or even Clementine de Chabaneix. The artist’s portfolio is a nice balance between serious and playful; in her painting gallery Carolina balances her tone between reverence for the symbolic and the spiritual, and a fascination with candy colours and smooth textures. I like the way that Carolina treats her figures -- there’s always a seed of realism in facial features and softly blended backgrounds, but the artist adheres to a constructed, stylized vision of her painted subjects. 

The front page of Carolina Seth's art portfolio


The artist also delves into sculpture, creating small ceramic figures both as wearable pendants and as household decorations. Where in figurative paintings the artist’s work takes a slightly serious tone, these figures seem like small, aesthetically-driven diversions.

A mixed media portrait depicting evil spirits in a person's hairSpirited, mixed media (acrylic and ink) on watercolour paper

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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. They hold a degree in Critical and Cultural Practices from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, as well as a certificate in Technical Writing from BCIT. Dallas has a passion for speaking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In their studio practice they are an illustrator and budding tattoo artist, but they consider themselves a writer foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises or their art on Instagram.

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