Charles A. Borrell


Chronos ( Time ), Hydor ( Water ) and Mneme ( Memory ) are integral components of my imagery. My visual language and inspiration are derived from the essence of changes and mood of the seas & skies and their intimate relationship with the horizon. Focusing on the memory of the image than rather the image itself, I explore the relationship of serenity, time and space, giving the viewer a glimpse into a world offering emotional solace.

Born at the foothills of Mount Pelion on the east coast of Greece, my work has assumed a fundamental association with the most formative memories of my childhood. “As a child I would sit for hours breathing in the essence of the sea, feasting my eyes on infinite horizons where mysteries and apprehensions, hope and beliefs would make my mind wonder. Seeking the solace of a new beginning.”

I relay my emotions and experiences on to canvas with a rhythmic and energetic yet serene and delicate manner, exploring and experimenting with texture and media creating a contemporary and abstract representation of seascapes and endless horizons. Going beyond mere nostalgia but encouraging the viewer to share the sentiment and theme of the painting while allowing them to create their own level of intimacy with the image according to their emotions and memories.

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All paintings are protected by copyright 2023.