Artist / Gabriele Viertel
Born and raised in the Rhineland near Cologne the german photographer based in the Netherlands has been completely devoted to photography. Only since 2011 as a fulltime artist, followed by a rapid rise as a highly successful photographer, awarded in the category of fine art by Prix De La Photographie Paris, The Pollux Award, The Julia Margaret Cameron Award and shortlisted by Grand Prix de la Décourverte Paris.
Her amazing portfolio is mainly composed of underwater taken pictures, conserving the elegance of classical photography and adding, at the same time, that surprising, yet mysterious, surrealistic element. The images of Gabriele Viertel are always highly expressive, ethereal and aesthetically, with tension between theme and visual perception. The influence of passion for performing arts often is reflected in elements of dance. Gabriele Viertel keeps simplicity in composition with a focus on the central subject. Well known by her characteristics Gabriele's work has been published worldwide, inter alia by Italian Vogue Arts , and exhibited on several continents.