Ekaterina Dimieva

Ekaterina's work explores imaginary worlds and alternate realities. She is interested in how painting might induce sensations of wonder and awe, bliss and expansiveness.

Ekaterina was born in Bulgaria and moved to New Zealand in 2001. She is currently completing a Master’s of Fine Arts at Elam.

Bitter Bliss is her first solo exhibition.

5 questions, 5 answers

Do you have a favourite colour?

Not really... Depends on the day:-)

How do you take your coffee?

Long espresso with a bit of milk

Is there something you can’t live without in your studio?

My music:-)

Who is your favourite artist of all time + now? Why?

Favourite artist of all time - probably Matisse. Favourite contemporary artist - Terry Winters, because he creates a world I want to live in.

5 words that explain you or your art?

Energy, doubt, dreaming, wonder, change