The Alecse Family
Adrian, Romanian native and his American wife Katharine Alecse live and work at 241 Viscri where Adrian has his woodshop, Katharine has her painting studio and where they will host artists from around the world to live and work in the historic village of Viscri. Adrian has worked at the Village Museum in Bucharest and has done other conservation and restoration work for the Prince Charles Trust. Katharine received her BFA from Pratt Institute and has been an active participant in the New York and London art scenes with her large-scale realist paintings. Their artist in residency program gears up to take off in 2020
THE WORKSHOP AND WOOD RESTORATION
Life and work can be as creative as art..
The Life-sized Paintings of Katharine Alecse
Katharine Alecse scales up her paintings in order to create a window or doorway into a dream world. Whether depicting a classic portrait or a gorrilla smoking, her paintings capture the essence of her characters and invite the viewer to daydream.
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Artist in Residence
Atelier Alecse's artist in residency program kicks off in 2020
We're really excited to share our slice of paradise with a fellow creative. More details to follow, but it will be bed and breakfast, meals, studio and activities all included to let the artist relax and get inspired in this historic and beautiful setting.