“I try to achieve a balance of harmony between tonal values, design, color and mood that will visually evoke the emotions between the viewer and the painting. Watercolor, with its subtle and gentle effects is a perfect medium to achieve this.” – Joseph Zbukvic
Joseph was born in 1952 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. His parents discouraged him from pursuing a career in art, thus he spent a brief amount of time studying language at a pedagogical university. However, when Zbukvic was 18 years old, political instability forced him and his family to emigrate to Australia. He has continued to live there ever since; in Australia he was able to pursue his creative interests and established a successful painting career. Zbukvic has become a leading master of the watercolor medium in his time. His impressive achievements and success is due to his ability to transform any subject into visual poetic language. Covering an infinite variety of subjects, his sensitive, lyrical, and atmospheric paintings have captured people and galleries all around the world. Zbukvic currently lives and paints in Melbourne, Australia.
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