Print Dimensions: 1000 mm long x 430 mm high
Framed: In your choice of black or white archival frame
Auckland based artist Amber Emm produces detailed photo realist works that play with notions of focus. Emm blanks out portions of her scenes to focus the viewer's eye on the finer details we often miss. Her main inspirations are the seaside, coastal fauna and flora, and domestic bouquets.
Emm's abilities for fine detailed brush work likely stemmed from her background as a qualified Signwriter. Following this, she began experimenting in watercolors and acrylic, before moving on to oil, which has now become her specialty.
In recent years, Amber has focused her attention on the garden almost exclusively. Emm has rediscovered a driving passion to recreate the pockets of beauty which are in our own backyards. Through contrast, detail and elimination of background areas, Emm finds she can achieve the desired focus on her subject.
Amber Emm's fine rendering of details and lighting effects has led her to win numerous awards in the domain of photo realism. Awards include 2008 "New Zealand's Favourite Artist" by Denise Robinson, Winner of the "People's Choice Award" at the Nautical Art Exhibition- Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and 2004 Winner of the "Laurie Coons Award for Landscape", North Shore Art Awards.