Celebrated artist Emma Ferreira has been a full-time contributor to the contemporary art world just since 1998. In this brief time, she has come to be revered as Los Angeless preeminent, young mixed media artist. Emmas entrepreneurial spirit allows her to use her creative gifts to support her countless philanthropic endeavors.
Her work has also brought much attention when it was auctioned at international auction house Christies Beverly Hills. Emmas art continues to be sold to private estates, corporate collections, and galleries throughout the world. Emma and her artwork are regularly featured in magazines and other publications alongside iconic artists such as Herb Ritts, Andy Warhol, Roy Liechtenstein and Marc Chagall.
Emma Ferreira was born in Buckinghamshire, England and formally educated in London, England.
Her photographic training nurtured her natural instincts to represent the human form as more than just a model seen through the lens of the camera. She aims to portray the meditative complexities and consciousness that lies beneath the individuals external appearance. The results are sensually balanced, vibrantly colored photographs that exude a richness of texture and depth of creativity.
Emma takes art to the next level with her innovative production of mixed media creations. Movement explodes from her art through her use of acrylics, paints, resins, and mementoes ranging from worldwide newspapers to Eighteenth-Century door hinges. Emma travels the world in search of these trinkets to recycle and integrate into her art.
Each of Emmas works is an original; every medium is applied by her hands. The results are magnificent,
inspiring, emotion-provoking images that convey the inner strength, conviction, and complexity of the artist. Emma continues to examine the abstract notions of our foundations, our teachings and our ultimate destiny through the use of color, depth, texture and their relationship to the human experience. She is constantly producing new works that stretch the imagination and blur the limitations of traditional composition.
Emma Ferreiras compositions evoke powerful responses from viewers who find themselves taken aback by the enormity of emotion flowing from her work. Her abstractions encourage the viewer to consider many rich and varied analogies finding the harmony that resonates within themselves. She passionately believes that art holds the power to awaken peoples consciousness.
Philanthropy is a driving mission in Emmas life. Her success affords her the opportunity to give back in the pursuit of philanthropic endeavors that fuel her passion for serving children. Emma champions child development through her support of a growing number of charitable organizations at home and overseas, including Operation Smile, Dreams Can Come True, The Art of Elysium, HMF, Witness, Hollywood Hearts, and Project Angel Food. Each of these organizations has a defined purpose in the care, development, and education for those in our world, she passionately refers to as tomorrows pioneers.