b. 1991 / Bacău, Romania / Based in Lucerne, Switzerland
Amalia Măciucă is a full-time figurative painter and visual artist, with a background in fine arts. Her artworks are often centered around the struggles of women in today’s society, depicting the unrealistic expectations placed on them.
With a passion for painting human faces, Amalia’s work is characterized by its expressiveness and emotive power. She is skilled in a variety of techniques, including oil painting, watercolors, and acrylics. Her mission as an artist is to give voice to the struggles of women and to empower others to express themselves through creativity.
As an artist and educator, Amalia is dedicated to empowering others to express themselves creatively. She offers art classes and leisure workshops for individuals and groups, both in public and private settings. Her workshops are designed to be inclusive and encouraging, providing participants with the opportunity to learn new techniques and approaches to art-making.
My artistic journey is an exploration of human emotion, societal norms, and personal identity, articulated through the language of paint. My canvases serve as moments and profound narratives that often go unseen or unspoken in the hustle of everyday life.
I draw inspiration from the world’s chaos and tranquility, its beauty and pain. My work is not just about creating an image, but about capturing the very essence of experience, often with a focus on themes of femininity, self-discovery, and the societal pressures that shape us.
Each piece I create is an invitation to the viewer to pause and reflect, to connect with the deeper layers of themselves and the world around them. My art is a dialogue — a continuous, evolving conversation that challenges perceptions, and emotions, and builds bridges between the seen and the unseen, the said and the unsaid.
In my practice, I try to mix traditional techniques with contemporary themes, creating a body of work that is both timeless and relevant. I aim to provide a sanctuary where viewers can confront their vulnerabilities and celebrate their strengths, rediscovering the self and reimagining the collective narrative.
Art, for me, is not just a passion but a purpose. It is a commitment to authenticity and a dedication to the power of visual storytelling. Through my work, I hope to leave a mark on the canvas of the art world and the hearts of those who encounter my creations.
Master of Arts in Fine Arts with a Major in Art in Public Spheres (MAPS) Socially Relevant Projects and Interventions in Public Space
Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts, Conservation and Restoration with focus on Mural Restoration