Award-winning contemporary artist Iva Troj creates fine art pieces and limited edition prints which seamlessly merge Renaissance aesthetics and techniques with postmodern praxis. Her intensely detailed images achieve astonishing tricks of light and shade, as practiced by the great masters, while incorporating dreamlike scenes which challenge cultural norms.
Exhausted by a society in which women often feel vulnerable, threatened, or powerless, Troj recasts the fairer sex as powerful creatures, freed from the oppressive male gaze and placed within edenic settings where they can revel in their own beauty and potential. Blending abstraction with figuration, the natural world with the urban landscape, dream with reality, Troj’s breathtakingly beautiful artworks achieve something truly unique, both in terms of aesthetics and concept.
In 2016, Troj was named Contemporary Art Excellence Artist of the Year and, in 2013, was winner of the Towry Best of East England Award. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally and is permanently represented in Shoreditch, London.