BIOGRAPHY 

BASHA  


Canadian of Polish origin,
Swiss by marriage, she studied
PRINTMAKING at the Academy
of Fine Arts in Torun, Poland,
graduating with a Master degree
in Fine Arts in 1976.
She also studied at the Industrial Art and Design Centre in Enschede, Holland and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark.
In 1976 she moved to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where her son, Ernest was born in 1978 and where she worked as a graphic designer and an illustrator.


2021 In 1979 she worked at the Fine Arts and Design Department of University of Alberta in Edmonton as studio assistant of Prof. Walter Jule, the prominent Canadian printmaker.

In 1980 she moved to Waterloo, Ontario where she worked in the printmaking studio of the Fine Arts Department at the Waterloo University. Her prints were purchased by the Waterloo University Art Gallery through their annual competition program.

In 1982 she created her own graphic design atelier in her new home in New Edinburg in Ottawa. Raising up her young son, she established her reputation as a graphic designer and illustrator. She accomplished many national and international projects for the private organizations and the Canadian Government, including UNESCO .

While resuming her professional artistic career she occasionally worked as an art teacher in various Colleges and High Schools in Ottawa. Responsible for writing art programs and teaching Visual Art and History of Fine Arts, she prepared this new generation of artists for entry exams to Canadian Art Colleges and Universities. Many of them become professional designers.
The most beautiful moment was the spontaneous and unexpected presence of her entire class of students at the opening of her exhibition at Chateau Cartier in Aylmer, Quebec in 1999.

In 1992 she left Canada for France. She lived and painted in Paris for many years.

Married in Zermatt, Switzerland she shares her life with her husband Michel, a brilliant surgeon with a doctor's degree in medicine, changing Canadian environment to Swiss Alps and to the South of France. This versatility gives her the endless opportunity for the new ideas and it's the constant inspiration in her life. She shares her life equally between Canada, Switzerland and South of France. Her prints and paintings are in private and institutional collections in North America, Europe, Asia and Japan where she participated in different expositions.

She paints in a poetic style which creates a mystical and dream like atmosphere. Her art is an open invitation to share the love for life and happiness. For her, creation is a source of energy based on personal perception and expressed to the satisfaction of aesthetics and the complexity of our human nature. To paint means to combine simple things together in a complicated way.

Painting is like music. It travels throughout the space, unreal, non-existing but present. It's an adventure, it's a feeling of emotions which detaches us from reality, only to give us a new life and a brand new day.
ATELIER in FRIBOURG

BASHA  


Canadienne, d'origine polonaise, suisse par mariage, titulaire d'une maitrise en Beaux-Arts de l'Academie de Beaux Art en Pologne, elle étudie ensuite la gravure au Centre d'Art et Beaux Art d'Enschede, au Pays-Bas, puis a l'Académie Royal des Beaux Art de Copenhague, Danemark.
Elle s'installe a Edmonton au Canada en 1976  ou elle travaillé comme le graphiste et illustratrice. Son fils unique Ernest est née en 1978 a Edmonton.
En 1979 elle travaille comme assistante de professeur Walter Jule, célebre artiste canadien, fondateur d'atelier de gravure aux beaux-arts et design de l'Université de l'Alberta a Edmonton.
2021
En 1980 elle travaille dans l'atelier de gravure a l'Université de Waterloo, Ontario. Dans le cadre de concours annuel, ses gravures se trouve dans la collection de la Galerie de Beaux Art de l'Université de Waterloo.

En 1982 elle s'installe a Ottawa ou elle créé son propre atelier de graphisme et illustration dans sa nouvelle maison de New Edinburg, cartier d'Ottawa. Dans des années  qui viens, elle a gagné les concours  nationaux et internationaux, parmi pour Gouvernement canadienne et Unesco.
Tout en poursuivant une carriere artistique de  graveur et peintre, elle enseignée occasionnellement dans des colleges et établissements secondaires a Ottawa. La plus beau moment a été la présence spontanée et inattendue de toute sa classe d'élevés lors du vernissage de son exposition a Château Cartier a Aylmer, Québec en 1999.

Responsable de crée les programmes pour ses étudiants de beaux-arts, elle prépare cet nouvelle génération des artistes pour passe des concours dans les établissements des Colleges des beaux-arts au Canada. Plusieurs de ses étudiants ont devenu les désignateurs professionnelle.

En 1992, elle part pour Paris ou elle peindre pendant des année.

Marié a Zermatt, en Suisse, elle partage sa vie avec son mari Michel, brillant chirurgien titulaire d'un doctorat en médecine, faisant évoluer l'environnement canadien vers les Alpes suisses et le sud de la France. Cette polyvalence lui donne l'opportunité infinie de nouvelles idées ce que est grand inspiration dans sa vie.

Grace a son fils unique, Ernest  qui vit a Montréal, son mari suisse et son grand l'amour pour Sud de la France elle vit et partage sa vie également entre Canada, la Suisse et la France.  Ses tableaux et gravures se trouvent dans des collections privées d'Europe, d'Amérique, du Japon et d'Asie ou elle a participé a de différentes expositions.