Nadja Martens

The first 8 years of my life I grew up in a forest where I lived with my grandmother, deep in the woods. The forest, with it’s wicked magic and tall tales, provided the setting for my earliest childhood memories.

Acceptance of the Seasons by Nadja Martens

Acceptance of the Seasons by Nadja Martens

Nadja Martens Acceptance of the Seasons Oil on canvas, 9″ x 7″ $65. from the feature exhibit: Walk With Me Where No One Follows, November 6–27, 2015 Pain is part of perhaps everyone’s life, similar to the way seasons come and go, like winter, fall, and spring.…

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The Whisper by Nadja Martens

The Whisper by Nadja Martens

Nadja Martens The Whisper Oil on canvas, 16″ x 19″ $220. from the feature exhibit: Walk With Me Where No One Follows, November 6–27, 2015 To me it all starts with a whisper. A small, quiet voice (represented as a hummingbird in my paintings) tells us what feels right and what does not. However, once fear (represented as a rabbit) is involved, this tiny voice can become difficult to hear. This scenario is depicted in The Whisper, as the rabbit is anxious and feels uncomfortable with the whisper and guidance from the hummingbird.…

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Through a Heart by Nadja Martens

Through a Heart by Nadja Martens

Nadja Martens Through a Heart Oil on canvas, 7″ x 9″ SOLD from the feature exhibit: Walk With Me Where No One Follows, November 6–27, 2015 The greatest pain to me goes right through the heart of one’s moral compass (the hummingbird who exists right between emotion and rational thought). If the pain, in whichever form it may appear, does not break you, it becomes the greatest source of growth, providing one of the highest forms of transformations.…

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The Animals by Najda Martens

The Animals by Najda Martens

  Nadja Martens The Animals from the feature exhibit: Walk With Me Where No One Follows, November 6–27, 2015 The emotions I portray in my artworks for Walk With Me Where No One Follows are real, they exist and they are there. For that reason alone it was essential to me to use real animals and not fake ones, as none of what i show is fake in its existence. The rabbit is curled up hiding his face, not wanting to be seen as processing sometimes is a very private affair. Nevertheless going through this process butterflies arise eventually and make it an important experience. The Silent Scream shows the chaos and elegance or beauty that comes with over comings. Dreaming of Serpents is about being in one’s own way. I’ve learned that most of the time the world is not my enemy yet I can be. Once the mouse…

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The Sky is Full of Wonders by Nadja Martens

The Sky is Full of Wonders by Nadja Martens

Nadja Martens The Sky is Full of Wonders Oil on canvas, 12″ x 9″ $65.…

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Roulette by Nadja Martens

Roulette by Nadja Martens

Nadja Martens Roulette Oil on canvas, 10″ x 8″ $100.…

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Ghost by Nadja Martens

Ghost by Nadja Martens

Nadja Martens Ghost Oil on canvas, 12″ x 9″ $135.…

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Gaze by Nadja Martens

Gaze by Nadja Martens

Nadja Martens Gaze Oil on wood panel, 10″ x 8″ $100.…

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W/Out Title by Nadja Martens

W/Out Title by Nadja Martens

  Nadja Martens W/Out Title Oil on canvas, 18.5″ x 14.5″ (Framed) $250.…

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Alice Tea Time by Nadja Martens

Alice Tea Time by Nadja Martens

Nadja Martens Alice Tea Time Oil on canvas, 12.5″ x 22.5″ (Framed) $250.…

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