SOLD – Emil TELIZYN – watercolour – Greek
Original artwork in watercolour by Ukrainian Canadian artist Emil Telizyn (1930-2011), c. 1977.
Description & Notes: Emily Telizyn original watercolour, c. 1977. Known primarily for large scale installations (architectural scale stained glass, mosaics, and sculpture) Telizyn worked on a wide-ranging body including set design and production for major networks, such as CBC, and large scale theatre productions. The abbreviated nature of this watercolour indicates a possible connection to the latter, rather than as a stand-alone painting. Please see our other listings for a similar artwork.
The viewer is offered an abstracted and stylized vignette depicting a singular figure within a contained columnar space. The radiating light, which is also the physical medium of the paper, offers buoyancy to what would otherwise be a heavy structure and enhances the epic subject matter.
Sight: 14 ¼” h. x 21 ¼” w.
Framed: 23” h. x 30” w.
Markings: signed and dated lower right, “Emil Telizyn / 1977”
Condition: Excellent Condition – Ready for Display. For Accuracy Only: There may be some light bumping to the frame.
Artist Biography: Emil Telizyn (1930-2011) was born in Ukraine and educated in Germany and Canada. He has worked with several well-known Canadian architectural firms, Baton Broadcasting (CFTO), and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and has designed sets for many Canadian and Ukrainian theatre productions. He has had several solo exhibitions and has participated in numerous group shows in Canada and the United States. Telizyn has created icons, works in stained glass, enamel, mosaic and metals. He was a member of the International Enamel Society and winner of the 1996 BAC Craft Award for Best Project in Mosaic.