Edwin Boering

YOU!

YOU!

Material: Canvas, acryl, spraypaint
Size: 100 x 100 cm

What-you-see-is-what-you-get

As a teenager I started working with photography fanatically and around my thirties I made it my profession. At the same time, I developed myself as a graphic designer and later on as an art director for campaigns and large graphic productions. In 2009 I moved from Amsterdam to Texel. The use of photography is one of the main features of my work, both commissioned and autonomous. My style of working can best be described as 'urban pop art' and is a reflection on living in the city with the use of elements from Texel's nature. It consists of mixed-media compositions based on photography, text, acrylic paint and sometimes residual material. My work is mostly composed of images and text. I draw from an extensive archive of thousands of analogue and digital photos. Sometimes I combine those images with edits of iconic visuals. I often add text that associates with the image or gives it more depth. Sometimes these are verses from pop songs, sometimes a quote from a film or lyrics that arise from your own experiences. My work is autobiographically linked anyway. In addition to photography, typography has an important place in my work. This naturally stems from my profession as a graphic artist. In my art I always look for the raw, sometimes against graffiti. It is therefore quite 'urban' with a sharp edge. Strangely enough, I find the inspiration for this in the rugged landscape or on junk yards in the countryside of Texel.

Website: ebovervloed.nl

Votingrounds

  • Publiek ronde from 29-09-2021 00:00 till 30-11-2021 22:00
  • Jury ronde from 30-09-2021 00:00 till 31-10-2021 23:00

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Winner Painting of the Year 2021!!

I Dreamt Of Paris Again Last Night' from Seppe de Meyere is the winner of Painting of the Year 2021!

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08/12

Top 10 Painting of the Year 2021

Today, on December 8th, the Top 10 of Painting of the year 2021 has been published!

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03/12

Winner Audience Award 2021

Ilgonis Rinkis wins the Audience Award of Painting of the Year 2021 with her painting 'MY LOVE — JUST A ONE MORE “STROKE”'.

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01/12

the 20 finalists are known!

On December 18th the professional jury got together and spent almost a whole day assessing the 46 nominated paintings that were entered.
After carefull deliberation the 20 finalists of Painting of the Year 2021 were selected.

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01/11

50 nominees

On November 1st the 50 nominees of Painting of the Year 2021 are known. These are 50 paintings with the highest average grade given by the professional jury. 

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Sales exhibiton at Art Eindhoven 2022

The 20 best paintings of Painting of the Year 2021 will be exhibited at Art Eindhoven 2022 in a special sales exhibition.

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Color of the Year 2021

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15/12

Winner of Painting of the Year 2020!!

'Anna' from Berardino Rubini is the winner of Painting of the Year 2020!

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02/12

Winner Audience Award 2020

Julanne Barry wins the Audience Award of Painting of the Year 2020 with her painting 'Joy'.

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