Alethea Eriksson is a Swiss contemporary fine artist who paints her mainly abstract work in acrylic or oil and cold wax.
The artist grew up in South Africa where she studied art. She immigrated to Switzerland in 1986, where she still lives. After giving up fulltime employment in 2012, Alethea has dedicated her time to becoming and being a practicing artist. This has included one year at Zurich School of Art and Design, regular painting classes, as well as intensive workshops with well-known local and international artists.
She has exhibited in various cities and towns in Switzerland.
My mostly abstract works are inspired by what I experience as beauty in nature.
My travels often are the backdrop, but the paintings themselves are a distillation of memory, emotion, an intuitive creative process and serendipity. They offer a moment of comtemplative repose in our loud, busy world.