THE BARAN STUDIO

Artist Statement

 

As a native Eastern European artist who moved to the United States in 2015

Baran found his very first series of oil paintings influenced by the nature

he was surrounded by since his childhood. Using vibrant colors and being

drawn to bold and vibrant imagery is his signature.

 

Baran says that the American environment influences

his work greatly with its big sky, water and beautiful mountains.

He is also collecting the inspiration from the past to the present

with an overlap in which expressive graphical style transforming

his own emotions in indefinite shapes.

 

"Nature is focus of my very first series of paintings on American soil

that share common interest, which is vibrant variety of colors," says Baran.

 

Valley of the Lily, 2015 Oil on canvas 48" x 48" x 1.3" in 122 x 122 x 3.3 cm Contact gallery © Martin Baran White Sky, 2016 Oil on canvas 24" x 32" x 1.3" in 61 x 81 x 3.3 cm Contact gallery © Martin Baran When Nature Smiles, 2016 Oil on canvas 20" x 24" x 1.3" in 51 x 61 x 3.3 cm © Martin Baran
Clouds in Color II., 2016 Oil on canvas 20" x 24" x 0.8" in 51 x 61 x 2 cm © Martin Baran By The Sea, 2016 Oil on canvas 20" x 24" x 0.8" in 51 x 61 x 2 cm Contact gallery © Martin Baran The Turning Road I., 2016 Oil on canvas 40" x 30" x 1.3" in 101.6 x 76 x 3.3 cm Contact gallery © Martin Baran
Puzzled WIllows, 2016 Oil on canvas 24" x 20" x 1.3" in 61 x 59 x 3.3 cm Contact gallery © Martin Baran The Turning Road II., 2016 Oil on canvas 30" x 40" x 1.3" in 76.2 x 101.6 x 3.3 cm © Martin Baran Clouds in Color III., 2017 Oil on canvas 20" x 24" x 1.3" in 59 x 61 x 3.3 cm © Martin Baran